Children of Aida and Beit Jibrin

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Children from Bethlehem’s Aida and Beit Jibrin refugee camps talk to Mondoweiss about their life in the camps. Filmmakers Sheren Khalel …and Abed al Qaisi wanted to know exactly how much the children understood about the military occupation going on around them, and how normal they believed their lives were. With

10 Years of Play, “Writing on The Wall”, and more

    April 2011 Celebrating 10 Years of Play On Saturday, May 21st, Playgrounds for Palestine will be celebrating its 10th year anniversary.   We have several wonderful surprises to unveil and we sincerely hope you will join us for this special ocassion. The evening entertainment will feature Spoken Word Poet Remi Kanazi and renowned Dabke Troupe,

Playground installations have begun

PfP is proud to announce that the installation of our two new playgrounds has officially begun. Susan Abulhawa arrived in the West Bank last week and has been scrambling to take care of some unforseen problems before installation can begin. For more information about her trip, go to http://pfp2008trip.blogspot.com/ Board member Sonia Rosen will be

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Remembering Salah Ajarma, our beloved brother

On July 14th, Playgrounds for Palestine joined friends and family to remember Salah Ajarma, our dear friend, comrade, and brother who passed away in April 2021. Salah was an integral member of PfP and over the years he became family to all of us. He was a man of integrity, passion, and unwavering commitment to

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Play, while it cannot change the external realities of children’s lives, can be a vehicle for children to explore and enjoy their differences and similarities and to create, even for a brief time, a more just world where everyone is an equal and valued participant.