Salaam from Bethlehem. For the past two weeks, we have been living under a strict 24-hours curfew imposed by the Israeli army that has reentered Bethlehem. Yet, many of our staff members have been trying to come to the office to do all that they can to keep hope alive, living up to our motto: “Destruction may be, Continuity shall be”.

Dear Friends
Salaam from Bethlehem. For the past two weeks, we have been living under a strict 24-hours curfew imposed by the Israeli army that has reentered Bethlehem. Yet, many of our staff members have been trying to come to the office to do all that they can to keep hope alive, living up to our motto: “Destruction may be, Continuity shall be”.

In this Advent newsletter, we would like to share with you our own experience of what life is like under curfew. So please visit our website to read the following:

1. A reflection on celebrating the First Advent under curfew in the article: “As Advent Begins in Bethlehem”  by Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb
2. A day-by-day diary on life under curfew in the article: “Reflection Under House Arrest” by Rev. Sandra Olewine
3. The meaning of curfew for the ICB in the article: “Wholesale Imprisonment” by Dr. Nuha Khoury
4. A report on the media consultation that was moved to Jerusalem, entitled” Bethlehem Intercultural Media Consultation”  by Ms. Carol Michel
5. Reflections on a recent visit by an ecumenical group from the USA entitled: “Come and See: Experiences of an authentic tour”.

To read the above and to know more about our work and how you can be directly involved please visit our site at http://www.annadwa.org <

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