On occasion EC will arrange visits to local hospitals. These visits include the EC team, its international interns and volunteers, and its Palestinian English students. Hospital patients’ days are brightened with human warmth and caring – and unexpected bouquets of flowers!social 1

Other visits include visits to local families where internationals witness and participate in customary hospitality. Interns and volunteers observe first-hand Palestinian traditions and etiquette for the entertaining of guests.social 3

Last, but not least, the Excellence Center sponsors plenty of opportunity for cooking in concert and the sharing of the Palestinian meals cooked. Eating is a social activity enjoyed and reveled in by all!social 2