Tour at Lifta
In these days, the Refugees of Lifta with other civil society organizations lead a struggle against the Israeli plan to build a new Israeli neighborhood on the village site
From: 28/08/2021 16:00 - To: 28/08/2021 18:30

Tour at the destroyed Palestinian village of Lifta

Zochrot invites the public to a tour on the site of the destroyed Palestinian village of Lifta, which is located in the main entrance of Jerusalem and was occupied in 1948 and completely depopulated.

The tour will explain the history of Lifta, its occupation and evacuation at 1948, preventing the return of the Palestinian families and the meaning of the Right to Return. Also we will talk about the current struggle of Lifta Refugees with other civil society organizations against the Israeli plan to build a new Israeli neighborhood on the village site. 

During the tour We will stop by the Mosque, the water spring, Olive Press and two houses.

Meeting point in the area of the village: The upper cars parking of Lifta (Mei Neftoah st. in Hebrew), in the exit of Jerusalem, from Begin st. (5 minutes walk from the central bus station).

The tour will be guided in Hebrew & Arabic by Umar al-Ghubari and a representative of Lifta Refugees. English interpretation will be available.

The path is a bit tough. Please wear walking shoes and bring water.

Saturday, 28/8/2021, at 16:00 – 18:30

The public is invited.

For further information: Umar 052-8743099 or umar@zochrot.org

A bus to the tour will leave Tel Aviv at 15:00 from Lewinsky garden 31 Ha’gdud Haivri St

We expect to be back at Tel Aviv at 20:00

To join, please register in advance through Registration form

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