Category Archives: Books

Away from Home again book

“Away from Home Again” is a learning & creative expression odyssey by displaced young Palestinian refugees from Nahr El-Bared camp, Lebanon. A photo-voice chronicle of the trials & tribulations of refugee children at a time of war & displacement; their efforts to express & transform their precarious lives, & their participation in their community’s efforts […]

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Writing Workshops: Words on Colors

Children, maybe even more than adults, have the need to speak, to tell, to show. During the workshops focusing on expression, AL-JANA invited them to express themselves, to speak about themselves through their writings.

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Our Drawing and Design: Friday Morning at al-Jana

By Amy Trabka with Arabic Translation by May Haddad For the last five years children and youth have been meeting on Friday mornings at Al Jana to investigate art processes, draw from the figure, the man-made and natural world and experiment with different two and three dimensional design concepts. Using the skills they have learned […]

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Open The Door To Music

This video and book are the result of a 5 years musical journey that Al Jana has taken with a group of Palestinian and Lebanese KG teachers. It was created in response to their wish to have a creative music book directed at working with very young children which used music to support other areas […]

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