(HCEF) hosted a Christmas prayer and lunch event for elders at the Birzeit Community Cultural Center on 12/19/2023. Dr. Father Louis Hazboun, along with numerous Christians and Muslims, including members, volunteers, and administrators, extended condolences for the Gaza tragedy in prayers. The Birzeit Girls Basic School – UNRWA participated, organizing activities to alleviate psychological distress. The elders shared wishes for love, generosity, and peace in the country, hoping for an end to the Gaza crisis.
Sir. Rateb Rabie, President and CEO of HCEF, emphasized the meeting’s importance amid difficult circumstances and expressed regret for Israeli aggression. Gratitude was extended to contributors like Mrs. Feryal Rabie, the Latin Monastery of Birzeit, Mr. Milad Nasr, and Mrs. Nawwar Helwah for their generous offerings. The event aimed to bring joy to the elders and foster unity during challenging times. For inquiries, contact 02-2811089, and to donate, visit https://hcef.org/programs/bscc/