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Report on the 20th International HCEF Conference, “Together in Faith, Jerusalem: Our Collective Home”

Report On The 20th International HCEF Conference “Together In Faith, Jerusalem: Our Collective Home” Held in Partnership with    &   at The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development 2425 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037 November 2-3, 2018 Prepared by: Prof. Saliba Sarsar, Chair of the HCEF Research & Publication Committee and

November 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

HCEF HELD BOOKSIGNING EVENT AT NATIONAL PRESBTYRIAN CHURCH, CHRISTIANS AND THE CITY OF JERUSALEM.

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, the National Presbyterian Church (NPC) hosted three people who spoke passionately about Jerusalem:  Sir Rateb Y. Rabie, KCHS, Founder, President, and CEO of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF); Father Michael McDonagh, Advisor to the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem and

November 9th, 2018|

Statement of the 20th HCEF International Conference.

HCEF Concludes Celebrating its 20th HCEF International Conference.   The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF), in partnership with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Know Thy Heritage Inc. (KTH), held the 20th HCEF International Conference and celebratory Dinner on Friday, November 2nd and Saturday, November 3rd under the conference theme of

November 7th, 2018|

Jerusalem Key to Palestinian-Israeli Peace

  WHEN: Saturday, November 3rd, 3:45pm – 5:00pm WHERE: The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine Center 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037       Jerusalem Key to Palestinian-Israeli Peace Speakers will examine Jerusalem as a key to Palestinian-Israeli Peace. As is the case today, peace negotiations between the Palestinians and Israel are at a standstill.

November 1st, 2018|

Enlivening Jerusalem: Christian and Muslim Contributions to the City’s Education, Culture, and Social Advancement

WHEN: Saturday, November 3rd, 11:30am-12:30pm WHERE: The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine Center 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037   Enlivening Jerusalem: Christian and Muslim Contributions to the City’s Education, Culture, and Social Advancement There is a substantial Christian and Muslim presence in Jerusalem, including religious, educational, and social service institutions and organizations. The challenges

October 30th, 2018|

Status of Palestinian Higher Education, Challenges and Opportunities

The President of Birzeit University, Dr. Abdullatif Abuhijleh, will deliver the keynote address   Status of Palestinian Higher Education, Challenges and Opportunities WHEN: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at 2:00pm WHERE: The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine Center 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 Dr. Abuhiljeh will share his insights on overcoming the challenges to

October 26th, 2018|

Come join us at “The Opening Ceremony”

Come join us at "The Opening Ceremony" HCEF 20th International Conference Together in Faith "Jerusalem: Our Collective Home"             WHEN: Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 10am - 11am WHERE: The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine Center 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 Register Today! Click

October 26th, 2018|

Returning to Bethlehem: Exhibit Opening

Returning to Bethlehem: Exhibit Opening BYU welcomed a new cultural exhibit to its Museum of Peoples and Cultures on October 17th, 2018. Titled, “Returning to Bethlehem: A Cultural Pilgrimage," This exhibit is designed to reflect a visitor’s experience of seeing Bethlehem today, depicting Manger Square and other important religious and

October 26th, 2018|

New MPC exhibit: Returning to Bethlehem.

The Middle East is more than a conflict zone—it’s a region of cultural beauty. The BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures‘ newest exhibit “Returning to Bethlehem: A Cultural Pilgrimage” highlights the unique religious and cultural aspects of life in Palestine, and Bethlehem in particular, that color the region’s history and guide

October 19th, 2018|

BYU cultural museum brings Bethlehem to Provo.

When Brigham Young University associate professor Cynthia Finlayson visited Bethlehem with a professional team of museum specialists to work with the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation in 2016, all were impressed with the city’s community and rich heritage. “We really wanted to work together with HCEF and try to bring

October 19th, 2018|

Register for the 20th HCEF International Conference Now!

Register for the 20th HCEF International Conference Now! Together in Faith – “Jerusalem: Our Collective Home” OVER 25 Expert Speakers on the Question of Jerusalem This international conference will pay particular attention to the Question of Jerusalem.  After providing a report on the city’s evolving status, it will present important

October 8th, 2018|

20th HCEF International Conference.

20th HCEF International Conference In partnership with: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) & Know Thy Heritage WHEN: November 2nd and 3rd, 2018  WHERE: The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine Center 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 For more Information and Registration Visit: https://hcef.org/conference Together in Faith – “Jerusalem: Our Collective Home” This

October 2nd, 2018|