Friday, July 11, 2014

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Ramadan Kareem from America!


اقرؤوا عن اخر برامجنا للتبادل الثقافي والتعليمي في امريكا

برنامج الهيوبرت همفري 

The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem AnnouncesThe 2015-2016 Humphrey 

The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce the Humphrey Program for 2015-2016.
Program Description;
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional enrichment. Fellows come from countries in various stages of development or transition. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas. The
2015-2016 Recruitment Guidelines, which may be downloaded from contain additional guidance.
Appropriate candidates are in the following eligible fields of study:
Sustainable Development
a. Agricultural and Rural Development
b. Economic Development/Finance and Banking
c. Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change d. Urban and Regional Planning

Democratic Institution Building
a. Communications/Journalism
b. Law and Human Rights
c. Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration d. Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
e. Technology Policy and Management
f. Human Resource Management

a. Educational Administration, Planning and Policy b. Higher Education Administration
c. Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

Public Health
a. Public Health Policy and Management
b. HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
c. Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment
Participant Qualifications
  • Candidates are young and mid-career professionals in leadership positions who have a
    commitment to public service and the potential for professional advancement.
  • A minimum of five years full-time professional experience (prior to August 2015) in the
    relevant field, after completing a university degree, and should be interested in the policy
    aspects of their fields of specialization.
  • Candidates must have completed a university degree program requiring at least four years
    of full-time study to qualify for participation in U.S. graduate study programs.
  • Candidates should be proficient in both written and spoken English and should normally
    have a minimum TOEFL score of 525 (paper based) or 71 (internet-based), although exceptionally promising candidates with lower scores may be nominated for the Long-Term English (LTE) training.
  • Candidates should have both the need to participate in the program and the potential to benefit from it. Accordingly, they should demonstrate the required experience, skills, and commitment while also indicating how they can benefit from this program in ways that they have not experienced previously and are not likely to experience without the Humphrey Program.
  • Candidates must be Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem, the West Bank, or Gaza Strip.
    Important Note:
  • Participation in the program is contingent upon the applicant qualifying for a J-1 visa to the U.S.
  • Holders of American passports or green cards are not eligible to participate in this program.
    Application Deadline and inquiries:
    Please submit application to and send us a copy of your CV by 23 August 2014.
    Jerusalem and West Bank Applicants: Email CV to and copy ; call 02-622-7107 for more information
    Gaza Applicants: Email CV and application to; call 08-286-4623 for more information. 



U.S. Citizens Who Desire Assistance Departing the Gaza Strip

The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem alerts U.S. citizens who desire assistance departing the Gaza Strip to email no later than 8:00 am on Friday, July 11 with the information below for you and each immediate family member who will travel with you. Immediate family is defined as spouse and children aged 18 and under only.

Full name as it appears on your Palestinian ID documents - all four names (if you do not have a Palestinian document, give us your name as written on your U.S. passport)
U.S. passport number
Date and place of birth
Palestinian ID number
Palestinian passport number and validity

Learn more:


بتاريخ 8 تموز زار القنصل العام مايكل راتني سلفيت وانضم لمجموعة من الاطفال من الزاوية الامريكية هناك على مائدة افطار مقدمة من القنصلية الامريكية شاهدوا الصور حيث يقوم القنصل بمشاركتهم العابهم واهدائهم الهدايا. ما الهدية التي تفضلونها للاطفال؟

On July 8, American Consul General Michael Ratney visited Salfeet and joined a group of children from the American Corner for an American Consulate General
sponsored Iftaar. Which gifts do you think children should choose? #Iftar


هناك جائزة كل يوم ثلاثاء وخميس خلال شهر رمضان الكريم. للمشاركة اختاروا الجواب الصحيح من الاجابات هنا أو اكملوا الجملة واكتبوا الاجابة في تعليق على صفحتنا على الفيسبوك

اقرؤوا شروط المسابقة هنا:

Congratulations to those who won the quiz after answering the first, second and third questions. The American Consulate General will be holding a quiz every Tuesday and Thursday during Ramadan. To play, simply write the correct answer in the comment box and use the hashtag #US_Ramadan_Quiz, and you will be automatically entered into a drawing to win one of our prizes. #US_Ramadan_Quiz

Read the quiz rules here:


الرئيس أوباما: السلام هو الطريق الوحيد الذي يفضي الى الامن الحقيقي للفلسطينيين والاسرائيليين

President Obama: Peace is the only path to true security for Israel and the Palestinians








انضم اطفال الزاوية الامريكية في اريحا بالامس لمدير البيت الامريكي بيل مراد على مائدة الافطار Yesterday children from the Jericho American Corner joined America House Director Bill Murad for an Iftaar. #Congen_Ramadan