Lobna in 2013
‘I am passionate about my work as a lawyer, but also about professional volleyball.
There are similarities
between them: ‘To work together as a team, to stay
focused all the time, and not to give up even when you are at
the point of exhaustion.
Lobna continues: 'In my work as a lawyer I am involved in the cultural and
architectural history of properties in Tel Aviv. This gives me a lot of insight and
knowledge in the development of the city, which once had large Arabic communities/
neighborhoods that now almost have disappeared/vanished'.
Lobna opened last year a small own
Office and is experiencing a new
In the past year, I was appointed Capitan
of my Volleyball team in Tel Aviv. We have
reached an extraordinary achievement
and finished in the quarterfinals (first time
for the club). It was hard work that was full
of tremendous excitement.
The Friends of Nazareth Foundation has a
great part of my development, not only
via the Scholarship program, but also by
the amazing and inspiring people that put
together this great Foundation throw the
years, and that are constantly working
with us on building our (local) Sana
Foundation. Although the obstacles, I
have to doubt that this great and important
project will eventually succeed.
As the world is going crazy, we need to
recognize our power and do everything
we can to bring equality and peace in our
ALLOWING YOUNG PALESTINIANS TO STUDY IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY
Is the objective of the Foundation Friends of Nazareth.
By awarding grants to primarily female Palestinian students these are given the opportunity to go to university or college in Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem en Beer Sheva.The initiative was taken by the Foundation as young Palestinians can difficultly apply for scholarships in their own country.
Siny Bootsma, honorary president of the Foundation Friends of Nazareth passed away on Sunday 1 October 2017. She was a striking personality, energetic and lively. Founder of the Foundation she was president from 1985 until 2008. For her services in these 23 years she was award honorary presidency.
Students report in the new contactletter, number 60, FRIENDS, June 2017. Two loans are paid back and the board is preparing a visit in october to meet students and the board of Sana Foundation.
Proud to present you Annual Report 2016. Friends, donors and supporting funds, can read here about the progress students made and about our activities in the past year. Board and our Palestinian students thank you
A Happy New Year to our students and friends in Israel and in the Netherlands, our sponsors and last but not least our partner NGO in Israel Sana Foundation. We do thank you, also on behalf of the students and graduates in Israel, for your financial and moral support, that the 'Foundation Friends of Nazareth' did receive in 2016.