House of Hope aspires to be one of the first Waldorf schools in the West Bank. Why? Because Waldorf classrooms are known for personalizing learning with gentle warmth and thoughtful sensory stimulation. This therapeutic setting is particularly helpful for children with trauma from war or conflict, like many of the […]
House of Hope is proud to announce its new environmental education program, “Throwing Seeds.” Despite a shortage of outdoor green areas for Palestinian children in the West Bank, teachers located a natural space a mere ten minute walk from the school. Teachers will bring students to the space every other […]
Worldwide, over 1.5 billion people experience armed conflict. Children, without a doubt, are the most innocent and vulnerable victims, but not just from the obvious physical dangers. The experiences of war leave children at a real high risk for the development of emotional and behavioral problems. In this talk, humanitarian […]
We are delighted to share the November 2017 video update about House of Hope! Just click here to watch it on our YouTube channel.
Nadine Burke Harris is a pediatrician and the founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness. Her organization seeks to create a multidisciplinary clinical model that effectively treats toxic stress in children. In her recent TED Talk, Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress from traumatic circumstances like war […]
Did you hear her? House of Hope Cofounder Manar Wahhab Vosgueritchian recently gave a fascinating interview about House of Hope on “One Land, Many Voices” a weekly radio program broadcast around the world from KBOO-FM in Portland, OR. Listen to the interview here. About “One Land, Many Voices” The […]