Walk the Land

Saar, Jacob. Hike the Land of Israel  – The full guide to the Israel National Trail and hiking in Israel, including a description of the hike in both northbound and southbound directions and important logistical information. The guide includes recommendations for shorter trips, one day or more.

http://www.israelnationaltrail.com/ Website of the Israel National Trail Data Project and a major resource for those hiking the INT with lots of information including gear, maps, FAQ’s, and a forum for finding hiking partners

http://wikitravel.org/en/Israel_National_Trail Also lots of information including “the Israel Trail experience,” history, and links

http://www.israeltrail.net/resources.html A reference for English speakers who want to hike the Trail

http://teva.org.il/english/israelnationaltrail – Website of the Israel Trails Committee, which has responsibility for the development and maintenance of the Israel National Trail. This site contains a history of the trail, as well as advice on hiking, maps, water placement, and other valuable information.


A People Tall and Smooth

Ajak, Benjamin, and Benson Deng, Alphonsion Deng, Judy Bernstein. They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan. PublicAffairs, 2006

Bixler, Mark. The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of the Refugee Experience. University of Georgia Press, 2006

Dau, John Bull with Michael S. Sweeney. God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir. National Geographic, 2007

Eggers, Dave. What is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng. McSweeney’s, 2006

Hari, Daoud. The Translator: A Tribesman’s Memoir of Darfur. Random House, 2008

Hecht, Joan. The Journey of the Lost Boys: A Story of Courage, Faith and the Sheer Determination to Survive by a Group of Young Boys Called “The Lost Boys of Sudan”. Allswell Press, 2005

Nhial, Abraham and DiAnn Mills. Lost Boy No More: A True Story of Survival and Salvation. B&H Books, 2004

Marlow, Jen with Aisha Bain and Adam Shapiro. Darfur Diaries: Stories of Survival. Nation Books, 2006

Assaf (Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel): http://www.assaf.org.il/en/

Hotline for Migrant Workers: http://www.hotline.org.il/english/index.htm

Kav LaOved (Worker’s Hotline): http://www.kavlaoved.org.il/default_eng.asp

Physicians for Human Rights – Israel: http://www.phr.org.il/default.asp?PageID=4