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Palestine-Family.net at the Twelfth Artas Annual Lettuce Festival Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 19.03.2006:

What happens when a high-tech family history Internet site meets an ancient Palestinian village at a traditional local festival? Come and see for yourselves. In addition to the usual folklore, hiking, and handicrafts exhibits, the Twelfth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival will include an exhibit about Palestine-family.net and highlight the hope it offers to rural heritage centers and the Palestinian people as a whole. Palestine-family.net founder James Prineas, is coming to Palestine at his personal expense to take part in the the Festival and the Arab Educational-Institute-Open Windows conference “Palestine and Education: Strategies of Empowerment under Extreme Adversity.” To learn more about the promise of Palestine-family net, for developing rural heritage centers, read: http://www.geocities.com/paltours_ezine/artas2.html?1141475967312.But why wait for the festival? You can get a taste of what Artas has to offer right here. Just type “Artas” in the search box above and see what comes up.For more information, contact: Leyla Zuaiter lzuaiter@bezeqint.net; 673 43 07; 052 2 292 782

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