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Jordan and Lebanon: Insight into the Levant

See stunning antiquities, beautiful natural landscapes and meet fascinating people as you gain insight into this complex region.

Delve into the critical issues facing Jordan, Lebanon, and their neighbors while exploring the unique beauty, stunning antiquities, and varied cultures of the region. Meet journalists, historians, artists and archeologists on a special journey to understand this complicated and critical part of the world.

See the itinerary for complete details. Questions? Contact us via the form at the bottom of this page or call us at 212-209-5401.

 

Highlights:

  • Meet with staff from Justice Without Frontiers a nonprofit juristic civil organization headquartered in Beirut who develops and promotes democratic reform and rule of law, and undertake legal and social projects that support human rights.
  • Hear from archaeologist, Leila Badre, director of the Archaeological Museum of the American University of Beirut, about the excavation work at the St. George’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Built in 1767, it is one of the oldest buildings in the city and offers a perfect example to discover the many layers of history that exist under the city.
  • Visit the well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Anjar in Lebanon and the incomparable Petra in Jordan.
  • Learn about Palestinian refugees in Jordan during a meeting with Asma Khader, a prominent attorney who has held several positions in government.
  • Attend a meeting with senior staff from the US Embassy in Jordan and learn about relation between the two countries and gain further insight into politics in the region.
  • Experience Bedouin culture and hear from Mofleh Bdoul, for a discussion of the role of the Bedouin in Petra.

 

See the itinerary for complete details. Questions? Contact us via the form at the bottom of this page or call us at 212-209-5401.

 

100% of the proceeds from our travel programs support The Nation’s journalism.

 

The Nation purchases carbon offsets to cover the emissions generated by our travel program in order to help mitigate effects on the climate.

 

TRIP DATES

October 10 - 21, 2021: Coming Soon!

COST

From $7,550

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