Tag Archives: South Hebron Hills

‘Wicked’ doesn’t come close to describing how great this van is.

13/03/2012 The village of Um al Khair is a small, Bedouin community survives in spite of the high levels of insecurity it faces due the occupation and the harassment of the settlers from the Karmel settlement. Some of the Bedouin … Continue reading

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Plans for 2012

We already have plans for two important events: Leichhardt supports Open Shuhada Street 5:30 – 7 pm, Friday 24 February Norton Street Leichhardt, opposite Berkelouw’s bookshop a peaceful demonstration in support of equality for the people of Hebron Bring posters … Continue reading

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Kindergarten before the facelift

At the 2011 Leichhardt Friends of Hebron Festival of Friendship you helped us raise over $5000. That money will be used to renovate and extend the Al Huda kindergarten in the South Hebron Hills village of Khashem Al Daraj. Click … Continue reading

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100 kindergarten students start school in September thanks to LFoH

Leichhardt Friends of Hebron are thrilled to announce that the Festival of Friendship, that was held on June 18, raised over $5000 for their two kindergarten projects in the South Hebron Hills. We have just received this report from APHEDA’s … Continue reading

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Stalls at this year’s festival…

One of the main ways in which Hebron-Leichhardt Festival of Friendship raises money for the kindergartens we support is via the indoor market. As well as our very exciting sale of genuine Palestinian kuffiyehs, this year’s market offers a terrific … Continue reading

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Kindergarten update and AGM

The LFoH AGM will take place on the 2nd of April. We will give a round-up of activities in 2010 and outline our plans for 2011. We have a guest speaker just returned from Palestine with a talk focussing on … Continue reading

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Human rights abuses in the South Hebron Hills

Here is an update from Breaking the Silence on the situation in the South Hebron Hills. Classified as “Area C” (Full Israeli Control) during the Oslo Accords, the South Hebron Hills host some of the worst instances of Israel’s occupation.

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