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HCEF Provides the Third Dose of Corona Vaccine for the Elderly.

The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, in coordination with the Palestinian Ministry of Health, provided the third dose of Corona vaccine, administered by a specialized team of nursing staff from the Ministry of Health at the Foundation’s Birzeit Social Development & Cultural Center (BSCC). On Monday, October 15, 2021, seventy-seven

November 9th, 2021|

HCEF Concluded the Celebrations of the International Elderly Day.

HCEF concluded the celebrations of the International Elderly Day at Birzeit Social Development & Cultural Center (BSCC) on October 18, 2021, in appreciation and respect for the elderly. They are the blessing and pillar of our homes, and their hopes and prayers for us are for our success and our

November 8th, 2021|

JPI a new organization dedicated to Jerusalem as humanity’s shared gift, advancing peace and justice.

We are pleased to announce the launching of the Jerusalem Peace Institute (JPI), a nonprofit, non-partisan organization, with its mission focused on Jerusalem as humanity’s shared gift governed by two peoples and cherished by three faiths, and as key for a just peace, through advocacy, programs, activities, interdisciplinary research, and

November 4th, 2021|

In the ongoing celebration of the Senior Citizen International Day, HCEF included an event with the children of Tala’a Al Noor School and Kindergarten.

With great giving… Comes great loyalty In the ongoing celebration of the Senior Citizen International Day, HCEF included an event with the children of Tala’a Al Noor School and Kindergarten   In the ongoing celebration of the Senior Citizen International Day, HCEF held another event in coordination with Tala’a Al

October 24th, 2021|

HCEF issues a book on “What Jerusalem means to us”.

In the book's foreword, His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan says, "Jerusalem has always maintained its plural significance in all three religions. Thus, Jerusalem cannot be politicized because it is not just a piece of land on the map. To identify with Jerusalem, religion followers such as Jews, Christians, and

October 5th, 2021|

Elders of Birzeit and Atara Visit the Wadi Al-Bathan in Nablus.

The Birzeit Social Development & Cultural Center (BSCC) organized a recreational trip for 50 elderly citizens of Birzeit and Atara to beautiful Wadi Al-Bathan on August 30. This event — like their trip to Qatrawani Park earlier in the month — was supported by the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation

September 24th, 2021|

Birzeit Elders Enjoy the Beauty of Atara.

The Birzeit Social Development and Cultural Center (BSCC) organized a recreational trip for its elder citizens to the neighboring town of Atara — site of the beautiful Qatrawani Park — on August 12, a most welcome outing after months of isolation due to Covid-19 and the occupation.               Men, women

September 24th, 2021|

HCEF Distributed 150 food and health parcels to needy families in the Palestinian towns of Al-Taybeh, Jefnah, Jenin, Atara, Aboud, and Birzeit.

Arabic and Spanish to follow The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF), in partnership with the National Presbyterian Church (NPC) - Washington, D.C., distributed 150 food and health parcels to needy Palestinian families in the villages of Al-Taybeh, Jefnah, Jenin, Atara, Aboud, and Birzeit. The food parcels contain basic items

August 7th, 2021|

A Symposium Concluded, Jerusalem: The City of Peace for All— Challenges and Opportunities.

Jerusalem is unique among the cities of the world. To educate about its current challenges and enhance the knowledge of those advocating for sharing it, the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, Know Thy Heritage Leadership Organization, and Jerusalem Peace Institute held a virtual symposium on July 17, 2021. Titled “Jerusalem: The City

July 23rd, 2021|

HCEF launched ‎ a Coronavirus vaccination campaign for Senior Citizens.

The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) launched a vaccination campaign at their Birzeit Senior Citizen Center (BSCC) in cooperation with the Birzeit Women’s Charitable Society. It was carried out in coordination and with the guidance of the Palestinian Ministry of Health; the support and follow-up of Minister Mai Al-Kaila

April 6th, 2021|