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HCEF Forges Partnerships and Builds Stronger Ties with Brigham Young University and the Mormon Church

Salt Lake City, UT-, President and CEO of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, Sir Rateb Rabie, KCHS, visited Utah to expand the support of all Christians in the Holy

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Register today for the HCEF 18th International Conference

CLEAR YOUR CALENDARS AND SAVE THE DATE! HCEF invites you and your family to join us for our annual conference! Come hear world-class speakers share their perspectives on issues affecting

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Her Excellency Rula Ma’ayah to Receive 2016 HCEF Heritage Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) is pleased to announce that Her Excellency Rula Ma’ayah, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities in Palestine, will receive the 2016

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American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine to receive HCEF’s 2016 Palestinian Diaspora Award

Washington, DC — The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) is pleased to announce that the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP) will receive its 2016 Palestinian Diaspora Award at

His Excellency Archbishop Robert J. Carlson to Receive 2016 Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) is pleased to announce that His Excellency Archbishop Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis and HCEF Advisory Board Member,

Dr. Taleb Rifai to Receive 2016 Global Leadership Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will receive the 2016

HCEF is Honoring the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church of North America for their Support of the Palestinian Christians

Washington, DC – On October 14th, 2016 the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, Inc. (HCEF) will bestow its ‘Living Stones Solidarity Award’ upon the Self- Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

Save the Date for the 18th International Conference & Awards Banquet

Come learn how religious tourism to Palestine can help bring about equality, prosperity, and peace to the region. Familiarize yourself with the challenges faced by Christians of the Holy Land.

HCEF President & CEO Sir Rateb Rabie, Addressed members of the National Capital Presbytery

 WASHINGTON, DC – President and CEO of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF), Sir Rateb Rabie, KCHS, addressed members of the National Capital Presbytery at National Presbyterian Church’s

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HCEF President/CEO speaks at Roundtable on Religious Tourism in Lebanon

Ministers of Tourism of the Levant joined by religious tourism experts gathered to discuss challenges and suggestions for supporting religious tourism. From Left to Right: Michel Pharaon, Minister of Tourism

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