Our School Centre



The School

Girls and boys in Palestine grow up in the context of a political conflict. That implies stressful situations, sometimes on an almost daily base. The economical and political situation in the Palestinian society is challenging as well. Many families struggle

Mädchen und Junge im Kindergarten

Kindergarten

Starting at an age of three years, children attend the Talitha Kumi kindergarten. The colorful building invites the children to play no matter what the weather – there is a large outdoor playground, as well as a light-filled play-area inside

Talitha Kumi Girls’ Boarding School in Palestine near Bethlehem

Girls’ Boarding School

15 girls from socially disadvantaged families are being looked after at Talitha Kumi Boarding School. They live in small groups supervised by a counselor and supported by young volunteers from Germany.

Talitha Kumi Community College in Palestine near Bethlehem

The Community College

Talitha Kumi was able to open Talitha Kumi Community College in 2000, specializing in hotel business careers up to diploma level. The graduates receive certificates accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education.

History

1851 – Theodor Fliedner, founder of the Diakoniewerk (pastoral welfare work) in Kaiserswerth, Germany, opens a children’s home for Arabic girls in Jerusalem.

Talitha Kumi Guesthouse in Palestine near Bethlehem

The Guest House

Talitha Kumi Guest House is one of the best and most comfortable guest houses in Bethlehem area. It is the ideal starting point for individual travellers or groups who want to visit Palestine and experience firsthand the friendliness of its

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