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 17th International Conference Program
The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation’s (HCEF) 17th International Conference is almost here! The event will be held this coming Saturday, October 17th at the Washington Marriott Georgetown from 8:30am-5:30pm. 
If you haven’t registered yet, sign up HERE!
Over twenty speakers will be at the Conference to explore the present issues of Palestine and the Middle East, focusing on interfaith initiatives such as the Muslim Christian Coalition (MCC), and other ways you can join HCEF to be part of positive change in a sacred yet troubled land. 
To see the full Conference Program, click HERE!


This year’s Conference will feature a live exhibit of Palestinian artifacts and compelling panel discussions, including:
Bethlehem Museum Exhibit:
Treasures of Palestine
Reclaiming a Palestinian Village
Destroyed in 1948
Tala Abdallah - 8-5-2 (44)
See expertly crafted mother of pearl and olive wood works, brilliant iconography, a replica of the oldest known mosaic map of the Holy Land, and rare traditional dresses of Palestine from the Munnayer collection, among other treasured artifacts. Learn more by
Learn the story of Iqrit, one of 534 villages destroyed in 1948. Palestinians are currently challenging Israel’s legal system so they can restore their community in Iqrit.
Human Rights Violations
in the Holy Land
Muslims and Christians in Solidarity Against Religious Persecution
Discover how Israel continues the construction of its separation wall, now through the Cremisan Valley, effectively seizing land owned by generations of Palestinian families. We must join our voices with theirs against injustice.
Learn about the essential role of the Muslim Christian Coalition (MCC) to address crises throughout the Middle East.Christians can serve Muslims by working against discrimination. Muslims can serve Christians by protecting them in countries where they are the majority. We need each other, and we must work together for these causes.
If you are a student or member of the clergy, you can request a scholarship to cover the cost of attending the conference by filling out this scholarship form.
For more information on the Conference, please click on any of the links below:
Conference Page         Register by Mail or Fax                  Scholarships
2015 Awardees             Conference Program         Speaker Biographies