Know Thy Heritage opens applications for July 15, 2018
A Unique Opportunity to Visit Palestine!
Are you between the ages 18 and 35?!
Join us as we rally Palestinians from around the world for one of the most important congregations of Diaspora ever to gather in Palestine!
Don’t miss this opportunity to get actively involved in building a strong and vibrant Palestine!
A life-changing journey to Palestine awaits! The KTH Leadership Program is now accepting applicants for its 2018 Delegation. As a Delegate, you will deepen connections with your Palestinians roots and get inspired to build a brighter future for Palestine. What will you discover in 2018? Don’t miss your chance to find out!
Program cost (1200 USD) includes accommodations, ground transportation, food, and entry fees for all attractions and festivals. Rate does not include airfare, tips, border crossing fees, visas or personal expenses.
*Limited scholarships are available for those who qualify*
Watch our 2018 Promo for this Journey by clicking here.
Apply Now by clicking here.
KTH Inc.’s mission is to create a legion of Diaspora leaders who are rooted in Palestinian culture, history and traditions, and who are devoted to serving as Ambassadors of Peace and Justice internationally.
- Enhance Diaspora understanding of Palestine and its culture, as well as its economic, political, and social contexts through field visits, lectures, and meetings with influential Palestinians.
- Create a perpetual link between Diaspora, Allies and Palestine so as to preserve and enhance Palestinian heritage and culture.
- Foster connections and build relationships between Diaspora and Palestinians who reside in Palestine.
- Promote Palestine as a priority destination for all Palestinians.
- Strengthen the concept of Palestine as the land of opportunity, investment and sanctity.
- Facilitate a network of Diaspora who can work together for the betterment of Palestine and for the well-being of all Palestinians wherever they reside.
Ray Hanania is an award winning political and humor columnist who analyzes American and Middle East politics, and life in general. He is an author of several books.
"I write about three topics, the Middle East, politics and life in general. I often take my life experiences and offer them in an entertaining way to readers, and I take on the toughest topics like the Israel-Palestine conflict and don't pull any punches about what I feel is fair. But, my priority is always about writing the good story."
Hanania covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).
Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia as the Special US Correspondent for the Arab News at www.ArabNews.com, the TheArabDailyNews.com, www.TheDailyHookah.com and at SuburbanChicagoland.com. He has also published weekly columns in the Jerusalem Post newspaper, YNetNews.com, Newsday Newspaper in New York, the Orlando Sentinel Newspapers, and the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.
Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media. In 2009, Hanania received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. He was honored for his writing skills with two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild. In 1990, Hanania was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times editors for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.
His writings have also been honored by two national Awards from ADC for his writing, and from the National Arab American Journalists Association.
The managing editor of Suburban Chicagoland Online News website www.SuburbanChicagoland.com, Hanania's columns also appeare in the Southwest News Newspaper Group of 8 newspapers.
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His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania
Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com ArabNews.com/taxonomy/term/10906