Noor WEG in the media

 We’re little, but we got the attention of many big journalists and bloggers who have spent time with us and, delighted with the tastes of our home made Palestinian food, have talked about us to help us reach bigger audiences.

Here you’ll find some of the pieces published in the mainstream and social media about our project. Enjoy the reading/watching!

Anthony Bourdain – Parts Unknown September 2013 – CNN,  – Stay tuned for details of Anthony Bourdain’s cooking class and interview with Noor Aida’s coordinator Islam.

July 13, 2013 – Video of Noor Aida Cooking Class by Andrew James Ferris, Freelance Videographer, Falling Satellite Productions (, “Noor Women Empowerment Group” –

July 1, 2013 – This Week in Palestine, “Noor Women’s Empowerment Group” –

May 14, 2013 – The Guardian Weekly, “Gaza Gastronomy: A women’s collective is serving up traditional Palestinian homemade dishes – with an authentic taste” –

October 9, 2012: Aljazeera, “Becoming ‘celebrity chefs in the West Bank” –


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We are a grassroots independent project created by and for refugee women from Aida and al-Azzeh refugee camps (Bethlehem, Palestine) who have children with disabilities and/or are solely in charge of our families.

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