February 2017
Bethlehem (02)

Commencement of a two-year intensivelevel diploma course

Bethlehem (02)

Commencement of a two-year intensivelevel diploma course for professional iconpainting that covers 15 hours per week of drawing skills and painting in egg tempera, as well as information on iconography. Classes
are held on Tuesday evenings, and Friday and Saturday mornings, depending on demand. Beginners are very welcome. All classes are
free, with an annual enrollment fee of 100 NIS. Bethlehem Icon School, Star Street.

Tree-Planting

Bethlehem (02)

Tree-Planting Palestine February is an activity organized by To Be There initiative to support Palestinian farmers with help and presence during the planting of several hundred olive trees. The activity will offerm you the opportunity to learn about daily life under military occupation, Israel’s policies towards land confiscations, and the control of the Palestinian population. The program will include several excursions in Bethlehem, Hebron, and Jerusalem. For more information, please visit the Facebook page: https://www. facebook.com/ToBeThere.Palestine/.

Ismail Shammout

Bethlehem (02)

Dar Al-Kalima University College of Arts & Culture announces the Ismail Shammout competition for fine art for the year 2017,
entitled “For Life,” and calls for Palestinian artists from the West Bank, Gaza, occupied Palestinian lands of 1948, and from the diaspora to apply for participation before February 20, 2017. For more information,
please visit the announcement section of the official website: www.daralkalima.net.

Bethlehem (02)

Date: Friday 10,24
The Bethlehem old city walkingm tour is a free-of-charge tour organized by Hosh Abu Jarour Tourist Information Center and Bethlehem Municipality to explore the history, culture, and heritage of Bethlehem through

inspecting the old buildings and visiting various sites. During the tour, participants will visit Star Street, Abu Jarour Neighborhood, the Icon
School, the Salesian Museum and Workshop, Manger Square, and the Church of the Nativity. The starting point will be at the headquarters
of Hosh Abu Jarour Tourist Information Center on Star Street, and it will end at the Church of the Nativity.