Bread of balance

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
October 11, 2017 15:19

The tourism project represents a joint initiative that offers travelers an insiders’ journey through both Israel and the Palestinian territories.




Lunch in Nablus.

Lunch in Nablus.. (photo credit: KIRBY TRAPOLINO)

 Most tours give participants a glimpse into historic and venerated sites with knowledgeable guides who share their expertise with the group in the way of a lecture – not unlike walking through a museum. Breaking Bread Journeys aims to offer something entirely different and deeper that crosses divides and borders.

Begun in 2013 by co-founders Christina Samara, a Palestinian Christian, and Elisa Moed, an Israeli Jew, the tourism project represents a joint initiative that offers travelers an insiders’ journey through both Israel and the Palestinian territories, where participants are able to venture inside locals’ homes and eat and interact with them.


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