Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Amazing video: Combatants For Peace in Action

Dear Friends, I hope you are wonderfully proud of both the Abir’s Garden Playgrounds now completed in memory of Abir Aramin.  These wonderful play areas and family meeting spaces are realizing our dreams, so carefully developed in Abir’s memory: “a safe place to grow. A place where

Read more

Rebuilding to Remain نبني لنبقى Chapter 7 October 17, 2011

Rebuilding to Remain نبني لنبقى Chapter 7 October 17, 2011

Families from Al Aqaba Village ask your help to build colorful, eco-friendly homes on the land they own. 97% of this Palestinian West Bank Village is under demolition order by the Israeli Army. Families want to build their homes because otherwise their village will cease to exist.

Read more

Al Aqaba, Chapter 6 Video August 18, 2011

Al Aqaba, Chapter 6 Video August 18, 2011

As planning moves forward we reach a critical point in the process, obtaining building permits for the homes. Architects, engineers, filmmakers, village council and villagers start working together on the design and building of three homes for three returning families to the village of Al Aqaba “where

Read more

Al Aqaba, Chapter 5 Video July 28, 2011

Al Aqaba, Chapter 5 Video July 28, 2011

The final designs are presented and we all reach a consensus on the plans. Architects, engineers, filmmakers, village council and villagers start working together on the design and building of three homes for three returning families to the village of Al Aqaba “where the people don’t control

Read more

Al Aqaba, Chapter 4 Video July 27, 2011

Al Aqaba, Chapter 4 Video July 27, 2011

Architects, engineers, filmmakers, village council and villagers start working together on the design and building of three homes for three returning families to the village of Al Aqaba “where the people don’t control their destiny on land they own and face the risk of demolition orders”. Welcome

Read more

Al Aqaba, Chapter 3 Video July 26, 2011

Al Aqaba, Chapter 3 Video July 26, 2011

Profiles of the displaced families hoping to build new homes in Al Aqaba. Architects, engineers, filmmakers, village council and villagers start working together on the design and building of three homes for three returning families to the village of Al Aqaba “where the people don’t control their

Read more

Al Aqaba, Chapter 2 Video July 25, 2011

Al Aqaba, Chapter 2 Video July 25, 2011

Al Aqaba Design Charrette Day Two, the design process begins with a meeting at the school. Architects, engineers, filmmakers, village council and villagers start working together on the design and building of three homes for three returning families to the village of Al Aqaba “where the people

Read more

Al Aqaba, Chapter 1 Video July 24th, 2011

Al Aqaba, Chapter 1 Video July 24th, 2011

Palestinian families are prohibited from building on their own land. Since 1967 the Israeli army demolished over 24,800 Palestinian homes, displaced more than 180,300 people, and built Israeli-only settlements on land that belongs to Palestinian families. Demolition orders now blanket the Jordan Valley. This man-made policy can

Read more

Al Aqaba Design Charrette Video

Al Aqaba Design Charrette Video

“If you want to envision neighborliness, Al Aqaba is good. 17 countries, agencies have come, visited and like what they saw enough to invest. Share our dream, invest in peace!” – Haj Sami Sadeq, Head of Al Aqaba Village Council West Bank, Jordan Valley, Palestine Palestinian families

Read more

Rebuilding a Future in Palestine: It Starts With You

Rebuilding a Future in Palestine:  It Starts With You

Imagine a roof over your head and a respectable job, providing for your family and building your community — and a sense of relief in your family home, knowing no risk of eviction and no threat of demolition. Al Aqaba Village, one of the 149 Palestinian villages

Read more