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Get to Know…Lames Romman and Abdallah Jaber

  Lames Romman and Abdallah Jaber are 4th-grade students at House of Hope. Both are eight years old and have been inseparable since they first came to House of Hope five years ago as kindergartners. Below, find out a little more about Lames and Abdallah!       About Lamese Lamese is eight years old […]

{VIDEO} This is What Joy in Jerusalem Looks Like

Every year, thousands celebrate Palm Sunday, the beginning of Easter Week, by descending the Mount of Olives into the Old City of Jerusalem, singing hymns and bearing palm fronds. It is an exhilarating expression of love and hope! While House of Hope is not a religious school, its students and […]

We Speak Nonviolence. Do you?

Peace starts with speech. House of Hope staff teaches its Palestinian students Nonviolent Communication (NVC), a healing approach to conflict resolution that gives them the skills to understand what triggers them, deepen their connection with themselves and others, and transform their habitual or emerging responses to the daily injustices they […]

Recommended Reading: “Trauma and Recovery”

by Chaya, House of Hope Supporter House of Hope is a trauma-informed school and community center for Palestinian children and mothers.  What does this clinical language- “trauma-informed” – mean?  What impact does complex trauma have on the people, and especially the children and families, of occupied Palestine?   In order […]