Tag Archives: Feryal Abu Haikel

Losses continue to pile up for Abu Haikel family on Tel Rumeida

The family’s cherished almond and cherry orchards are a thing of the past; only a few straggling trees survived the bulldozers of the Israeli Antiquities Authorities (IAA) in the last year. On 31 December 2014, the Abu Haikel family had … Continue reading

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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives: November 1995 “After the Rabin Assassination”

Yigal Amir’s assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on 4 November 1995 dramatically changed the work of the Hebron team.  Amir turned out to have been one of the key organizers of the Saturday afternoon street thuggery in Hebron, so … Continue reading

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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives: “Residents of Hebron respond to Oslo 2 peace agreements”

Another posting from our archives. Since 1995, the struggles of the families living in Tel Rumeida have featured prominently in our releases. Accordingly, to show our readers what the new settlement expansion on Tel Rumeida means–what it means to have … Continue reading

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Our trees behind the fence: A poem by Feryal Abu Haikel

[Note: Long-time team contact Feryl Abu Haikel wrote the following poem when the Israeli Civil administration first fenced in the family’s almond orchard. A video of Abu Haikel’s daughter Arwa reading the poem in Manchester, United Kingdom on International Women’s … Continue reading

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From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives: An Open Letter to Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin

From the Tel Rumeida CPTnet Archives An Open Letter to Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Re: Attack on the Abu Haikel family Urgent Action request to CPT constituency   CPTNET Sept. 28, 1995 Open Letter to Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin To:  … Continue reading

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The loss of an orchard and one family’s endless creativity

For Majd Abu Haikel’s graduation project from Al Quds University, she was supposed to take an object’s photograph and then paint a vision of what it could become.  The object she chose was one familiar to all the residents of … Continue reading

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