Yacoub Shaheen, right, celebrates his victory in the finale for Season 4 of the “Arab Idol” program. Season 2 winner Mohammed Assaf accompanies him. (Reuters) BETHLEHEM, West Bank
GAZA – On Sunday, November 6, 2016, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster visited the Christian community in the Gaza Strip. The visit was intended to raise the weakened morale
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
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.
“A dialogue between all people of goodwill is essential, constituting a chance to arrive at a condition of maximum Justice, stability, and development in the region.” Go Back
Gaza - The ruins of an ancient Byzantine church, re-emerged during construction work of a shopping center, have been removed by bulldozers and the local authorities did nothing to protect
Bethlehem – Lourdes and Bethlehem share a “common destiny”, because "without pilgrimages, Bethlehem, like Lourdes, would be a small forgotten village”. With these words charged with realism the mayoress of
Gaza - The Israeli authorities issued 600 permits to many Christians living in Gaza Strip to allow them to visit the Holy Places during the holiday season. Permits have a
Palestinian Children Celebrate Christmas Despite Current Conflict During HCEF’s 11th Annual Journey to Bethlehem
On Saturday, December 5th, 2015, hundreds of children participated in the 11th Annual Journey to Bethlehem, organized as a part of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation’s (HCEF) “Bethlehem, Heart of Christmas” Program. Every year, the Journey brings children from across Palestine to visit the city of Bethlehem and the Church of Nativity. For many children, this marks their first visit to the city of Christ’s birth. With the escalating conflict, this year’s Journey served as a special beacon of hope, casting a joyful light on the city of Bethlehem through Christ’s most ardent and devoted followers, our children.
We've spent a wonderful weekend giving thanks and getting great deals for Christmas gifts.Now it's time to join the world in giving back for #GivingTuesday! DONATE NOW Too many Palestinian Christians spent