Seraj Now

The ever-growing Seraj story.  The best way to follow our evolving story is through our regular newsletters and periodic videosClick her for the current list.


A Trip to PalestineYou are invited to join Seraj October 15-26, 2022.  See Palestine from the inside.  People to People.  More details are in process.  Watch this space.


Palestinian Storytelling Center & Birzeit Cultural Hub.   These two flagship projects will be up and running Spring 2022.  We are very enthused about what these projects will mean for Seraj and for the Palestinian community.  Read all about them here.


Invite Seraj to present to your group.  We have a lot of ambitious plans and need your help.  We are keen to tell our story and invite more people to join our circle.  See how you can help  here.


Two new Libraries.  We are  10 libraries!   See all our libraries.


New Videos by & about Seraj are regularly added.   See the full list here.


Seraj Fellows Scholarship Program  (click to see more)
Begun in 2016, the Fellows Program provides financial support for University students from the various Seraj Libraries.   The Fellows volunteer their time and provide a nurturing presence in the libraries.  The program description outlines the criteria by which the awards are made.  We make awards each semester of the school year.  Our new close relationship  with Birzeit University has made this program ever more important.


A new Advisory Board in Palestine.  We are maturing as two organizations, with an new governance structure in Palestine.  See details here.


​​​​Remembering Cotton Fite  (click to see more)
Our beloved friend and Seraj Board Chair Cotton Fite died on August 15, 2017 after a fall.    A terrible personal loss for those of us who worked with this inspiring leader and a blow to the entire Seraj community.  Click above to see more…


"Ramadan Nights" (click to see more)
An example of Seraj's new emphasis on Community Programs.  Seraj Libraries are community agents of change.  See how.

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