West Bank and Golan Heights


For a period of just under two weeks Newhouse student journalists were introduced to participants in the Near East Foundation projects Planting the Future and Olive Oil Without Borders projects, and were able to explore various areas of the West Bank and Israel to gain a better understanding of the area while witnessing Israelis and Palestinians working together towards increased economic development.

  • 6 students
  • 2 professors
  • 1 professional partnership
  • Written and visual stories
  • Website produced



During the project students have written stories, edited photographs and videos, and created the video above: Finding Common Ground – all available on the project’s website One Land, One Love.

Top photo: Brittany Wait and Nahed Kayed enjoy ice cream during a break from an interview. Photo by Ken harper.


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