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Guide to the West Bank of Jordan

Ghattas J. Jahshan

Guide to the West Bank of Jordan

by Ghattas J. Jahshan

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Published by Franciscan Press in [Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Palestine
    • Subjects:
    • Palestine -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Ghattas J. Jahshan & Maheeba Akra Jahshan.
      ContributionsJahshan, Maheeba Akra, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS103 .J35 1965
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5328230M
      LC Control Number72181192

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Guide to the West Bank of Jordan on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: National Printing Press. The Jordanian annexation of the West Bank occurred following the events of the Arab–Israeli War, during which Transjordan occupied territory that had previously been part of Mandatory Palestine.

During the war, Jordan's Arab Legion took control of territory on the western side of the Jordan River, including the cities of Jericho, Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus and eastern Jerusalem Capital: Amman.

The man introduced himself as Ashraf and explained he would be our Palestinian guide for the day and why he had to be picked up in the middle of the road. Ashraf is not able to enter Jerusalem or cross the other side of the West Bank because he is Palestinian.

However, our Israeli bus driver is able to drive in and out of the West Bank at ease. Not far from Jericho, the River Jordan squiggles through the desert dividing the West Bank from Jordan.

It was here, at Qasr Al-Yahud, that John the Baptist set up his ministry, preaching to businessmen, soldiers and sojourners that passed by. Christians presume this to be the site of Jesus’ own baptism and it is possible to visit the site today.

West of the Jordan book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a brilliant and revelatory first novel by a woman who is Guide to the West Bank of Jordan book. Others noted that an actual Israel annexation of the Jordan Valley would leave most Palestinian areas in the West Bank surrounded, perhaps driving the.

The name West Bank is a translation of the Arabic term ad-Diffah I-Garbiyyah, given to the territory west of the Jordan River that fell, inunder occupation and administration by Jordan, which subsequently annexed it in This annexation was considered illegal and was recognized only by Britain, Iraq and Pakistan.

The term was chosen to differentiate the west bank of the River Jordan Languages: Palestinian Arabic, Modern Hebrew. For the past few weeks I have been sneaking 10 minutes here and there to read through the daily log documented by Adnan Abu Odeh, for many decades a recognised adviser to his Majesty King Hussein, God rest his soul, and a well-known advocate of a Jordan role in the resolution of the Palestinian issue.

The log is published in an impressively intimidating thick book recently published in Arabic. The Rough Guide to Jordan Make the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides. World-renowned 'tell it like it is' travel guide, now with free eBook.

Discover Jordan with this comprehensive and entertaining travel guide, packed with practical information and honest recommendations by our independent experts/5(27). Travel logistics in Israel and the West Bank. A Biblical guide to the West Bank; co-author of the new book Travel Safety and a former UN security trainer who runs the travel safety firm.

The last thing the Jordanians want to see is hundreds of thousands of Palestinians move from the West Bank or Gaza Strip into the kingdom. Understandably, the Author: Khaled Abu Toameh. The West Bank Though not on every traveler’s list, the West Bank is home to some important historic and religious sites, including the towns of Bethlehem, Jericho, and Hebron.

The Arab city of Ramallah, just a short drive from Jerusalem, is the hub of Arab arts and culture in the West Bank, and is known for the important cultural festivals it.

Explore the West Bank, Ramallah, and Bethlehem on a full-day tour from Jerusalem that goes beyond tourist sites for a glimpse of Palestinian life. Vis Read more. Through interviews with Israeli politicians, and Palestinians and Israelis in the West Bank, “West of the Jordan River” gives voice to peace-seeking residents on both sides of the conflict.

On average, 3-star hotels in West Bank cost $ per night, and 4-star hotels in West Bank are $97 per night. If you're looking for something really special, 5-star hotels in West Bank cost around $ per night (based on prices). Guide to the West Bank of Jordan, compiled by Ghattas J.

Jahshan & Maheeba Akra Jahshan Franciscan Press [Jerusalem Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. MAIN LIBRARY. Perry-Castañeda Library East 21st St. Austin, TX. Phone: () getting into the west bank Access to the West Bank is only possible via either Israel or Jordan.

The most common routes are the Qalandia checkpoint – between Jerusalem and Ramallah – or the Allenby Bridge checkpoint in the Jordan Valley. Start in Tel Aviv and end in Jerusalem. With the adventure tour Israel, West Bank & Jordan Full Experience Package, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Tel Aviv, Israel and 11 other destinations in Asia.

Israel, West Bank & Jordan Full Experience Package includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more. Most visitors to the West Bank travel only to East Jerusalem and Bethlehem. They often arrive by tour bus, see the popular religious sites, and return to Israel the same day, which limits the cash infusion.

Of two million foreign tourists who visited the West Bank infewer than a. The West Bank is an area located between in the Middle East between Israel and Jordan, to the north of the Dead forms the larger half of the semi-autonomous Palestinian Territories, the smaller being the Gaza facto control on the ground tends to be Israeli, Palestinian (Fatah since the Hamas takeover of Gaza) or some degree of joint sovereignty.West Jordan Resorts & Hotels with Spas: Browse our selection of over hotels in West Jordan.

Conveniently book with Expedia to save time & money! There are those who conclude from the aforementioned that Jordan is free of any responsibility for what happened, but that is a mistake, not least because it .