Travel with National Council of Churches (NCC) and Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories. You will meet with people of many faiths on this trip – including local Christians in Israel and the Palestinian Christian Community. A goal of this trip is to learn about the realities on the ground particularly related to the geopolitics of the region. This trip will include meetings with high-ranking government officials from Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Explore the parallel struggles between the South African apartheid movement, African American civil rights struggle in the United States, and the struggle for Palestinian liberation in the Middle East. Meet with peace activists, human rights groups, and others document human rights abuses. Your experiences on this trip will not simply be a tour of holy sites, but it will be a chance for you to meet people and learn about movements that will equip you to more effective advocates for justice in the U.S. and South Africa.
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