Week 24: Tourism and Pilgrimage Online Gathering

Week 24: Tourism and Pilgrimage Online Gathering

You can find the 2021 gathering here.

On June 14 we learned about the issues involving tourism and pilgrimage in Palestine. We were joined by Rami Kassis, the executive director of Alternative Tourism Group.

More about our guest:

Rami Kassis is executive director of Alternative Tourism Group. His email is rami(at)atg.ps. 

You can find Alternative Tourism Group on their website at http://atg.ps. And follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/atgpalestine and Twitter at https://twitter.com/SeePalestine. Please follow them and their amazing work!

In my five years here I’ve made good use of their guidebook, Palestine and Palestinians. It’s available in several languages. More info: http://atg.ps/guidebook

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From the Presentation/Chat

I offer you for free my PhD book “Pilgimage with a mission. The Palestinian ‘Come and see’ initiuative from a social-cultural and historical -theological perspective” (2020). Send me an email with a post-address giedtenberge(at)gmail.com

Also, check out https://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/en/

Al-Marsad has a guide about alternative tourism in the occupied Syrian Golan: https://golan-marsad.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Al-Marsad-alternative-tourism-brochure-.pdf

And for Jerusalem/Al-Quds alternative tourism you should also consult https://www.grassrootsalquds.net