Researching Stories for AEI’s group and advocacy work

Communicating Palestine Stories humanize. This adage inspired the Arab Educational Institute (AEI) from the end of the 1990s on, when it started to operate as a civil society organization in the occupied West Bank. Its staff invested in the systematic collection and educational use of stories from and about Palestine. The first projects included the use of Palestinian legends in …

AEI Sign MOU with Hebron Governor

The Arab Educational Institution (AEI) and the Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development (reform) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Governor of Hebron, Major General Jibrin Al-Bakri on Thursday at the governorate headquarters. The MOU comes within the project “Palestinian Women: Early Warning and Mediation Systems to Prevent Conflicts in the Hebron Area H2” in the presence …

AEI interview series: “A Christian-Islamic Religious Vision on the Concept of Sumud in Times of the Covid-19 Crisis,” supported by KAICIID (Vienna).

Rania Murra , Director of the Arab Educational Institute / Bethlehem – Member Organization of Pax Christi International “For us Palestinians, sumud represents life on earth.” What does sumud mean to you? The first thing that comes to my mind when hearing the word sumud: How can a person smile and have hope in the midst of darkness? Every day …

Wallposters

We invite you to sponsor a large poster with a human Palestinian story to be attached on the Wall in Bethlehem. Already 270 posters bring out the stories of Palestinian life and challenge the restrictions under occupation. This “Wall Museum” will be expanded and will present many new Palestinian voices to the world.