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60th Annual Ramallah Convention July 4 – 7, 2018 @ Ramallah, Palestine
Jul 4 – Jul 7 all-day
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60th Annual Ramallah Convention July 4 – 7, 2018

The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine will host its 60th Annual convention July 4 thru 7, 2018 in Ramallah, occupied Palestine.

The convention will bring more than 1,000  Christian Palestinians to the Holy Land and to the village that was originally founded in the 16th Century by five brothers. Many of the attendees are descendants of those five brothers and families that fled the violence following Israel’s creation in 1948 and Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank in 1967.

You can get more information on the convention by clicking here.

View of a Palestinian Arab community in the Israeli occupied West Bank. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

View of a Palestinian Arab community in the Israeli occupied West Bank. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

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Annual Taybeh, Palestine OktoberFest Sept. 8 – 9, 2018 @ Taybeh Brewing Company
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day
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Annual Taybeh, Palestine OktoberFest Sept. 8 – 9, 2018

The Taybeh Brewing Company has been welcoming people from all corners of the world to celebrate Oktoberfest every year since 2005 whenDavid Khoury become the first democratically elected Mayor of Taybeh. The Taybeh Oktoberfest is a dream come true for Nadim Khoury, master brewer, who inspired the Taybeh Municipality and all local civic organizations to collaborate in boosting the collapsed local economy and placing Taybeh on the international map.

This unique event has been called the highlight of Palestine reaching over sixteen thousand visitors annually.

Mafar Band performs in Taybeh Palestine at Taybeh OctoberFest

Mafar Band performs in Taybeh Palestine at Taybeh OctoberFest 2016

The exquisite hills and valleys of the village offer the perfect escape from any busy schedule for all international and local people who come to support local products and boost the economy while celebrating the deep cultural heritage offered by one of the most ancient spots in Palestine also known by its Biblical name, Ephraim.

The two-day celebration usually happens on the first Saturday and Sunday of October (excluding religious holidays) and gives venue to local music groups to celebrate their talent and skills in promoting a different face of Palestine. Artists from Brazil, Germany, Greece, Spain, England, Sri Lanka, and Japan have performed in the last eight years in Taybeh.

Visit the Taybeh OktoberFest Facebook Page for updates on this year’s events by clicking here.

Taybeh Brewing Company
Taybeh, Ramallah District
West Bank, Palestine
Tel/Fax +972-2-289 8868

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Al-Bireh Society Convention Orlando, Florida @ Omni Hotel
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – Dec 23 @ 11:00 am
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Al-Bireh Society Convention Orlando, Florida

The Al Bireh Society will host it’s annual convention in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Hotel Dec. 21 through 23, 2018.

Visit the Al Bireh Society Facebook Page by clicking here

Visit the Al Bireh Society website by clicking here.

For more information, contact: Al Bireh Society, Inc., 1806 N. FRANKLIN STREET TAMPA, FL 33602, or email

Al Bireh Society

The Al Bireh Society is a non-profit charitable educational American Palestinian organization whose proud members derive their ancestry from the original family from the city of Al bBireh, Palestine.

Our objective is to serve our membership and the Palestinian, Arab, non-Arab, and charitable communities in the United States and abroad.

Our mission is to perpetuate the Al Bireh family by means of providing educational, humanitarian, financial, charitable and cultural programs as well as social interaction, and to enhance and promote the interaction of its members to the Arabic culture and to promote our culture and heritage to those outside our community, to the American public at large, and to the descendants of Al Bireh living throughout the world. Our mission is to be accomplished as provided for within the By-Laws.

The Al Bireh Society has two major chapters, one in Washington D.C., and the other in Orlando, Florida.

Al Bireh is a Palestinian village located near Ramallah, Palestine.

Past conventions:

DC ChapterThe Washington DC Chapter of the Al Bireh Society. We have a strong group including members who hosted the 2013 Al Bireh Convention. Located in the nations capital, we are always happy to welcome new members!
Florida ChapterThe Florida chapter members hosted the 2014 Al Bireh Convention, and are always excited to meet new members.


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