HCEF distributed food boxes to 100 needy families afflicted by the COVID -19 crisis in Ramallah, Jifna, Atara, and Birzeit.
COVID -19 has affected the whole world, and our beloved Holy Land has not been spared. In fact, our people have been hit the hardest. Entire towns are under quarantine, and no one can leave their homes. Such a situation is a catastrophe for
From all of us here at Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, we wish all a joyous, peaceful month. May Ramadan inspire you and provide you with the strength to overcoming the coronavirus pandemic. Ramadan Kareem! في هذا الشهر المبارك، نود أن ندعو للجميع شهر رمضان مبارك وندعو الله ان يحل
Un mensaje para mis hermanos y hermanas cristianos estadounidenses quienes apoyan el “Acuerdo del siglo”
Un mensaje para mis hermanos y hermanas cristianos estadounidenses quienes apoyan el "Acuerdo del siglo" Por un cristiano palestino estadounidense Sir Rateb Rabie, KCHS, presidente y CEO de Holy Land Christian Ecuménico Foundation (HCEF) La semana pasada, el presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, y el primer
A Message to my American Christian Brother and Sisters who support the “Deal of the Century”
A Message to my American Christian Brother and Sisters who support the “Deal of the Century” By a Palestinian American Christian Sir Rateb Rabie, KCHS, president and CEO of Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) Last week U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu jointly
Pro-Palestinians Groups held and International Press conference on “Deal of the Century” at the National Press Building in Washington DC
Pro-Palestinians Groups held and International Press conference on "Deal of the Century" at the National Press Building in Washington DC On January 27 at the National Press Building in Washington DC an international press conference was held by the leaders of various prominent organizations to show unity in their opposition
Dear Brothers and Sisters, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men” (Luke 2:14). Our work this year remains formidable, and it is important for us to stay united in Christ’s mission to care for the poor and the vulnerable, those who are forced
Children of all dominations and faiths receive christmas gifts by HCEF.
Children-of-all-dominations-and-faiths-receive-christmas-gifts-by-HCEF Let the children come to me: for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs. Matthew 19:14 At Christmas, children all over the world welcome the birth of Jesus with joy, laughter, hope, and gifts. The children in Palestine are not able to welcome Christmas
BSCC held Awareness Lecture on Breast Cancer.
On Wednesday, 13/11/2019, Birzeit social Development and Cultural (BSCC) held an awareness lecture on the importance of early detection of breast cancer, by Dr. Sumaya Sayage , a research consultant and a member BSCC Advisory Committee, lecture was attended by some students of Birzeit University and women members of the
Medical checkup for Elders at Birzeit social Development and Cultural (BSCC).
BSCC organized a medical checkup day for the elderly at the center, under the supervision of Dr. Kamal Sheep, who started the morning the medical tests for everyone, including diabetes, blood pressure, and other medical tests, the good news that all results turned to be good as the majority of
Royal Institute and HCEF Have Signed MOU For a Promising Way Forward: Muslim-Christian Partnership.
The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) and the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) have joined together in a partnership that is outlined in a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation. This Memorandum, signed in October, provides guidelines for cooperative efforts “for mutual understanding of cultures and for the advancement
HCEF Honored the Senior Citizens of Palestine on the International Day of the Elderly Celebration.
The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) held an event at the Birzeit Social Development and Cultural Center (BSCC) on October 10, 2019, to celebrate the International Day of the Elderly. Elderly people are active, productive members of the community whose presence, contributions, and achievements are valuable assets. Moreover, elderly
HCEF sowed joy to 2500 students in Palestine by distributing school kits
To read this press release in: Arabic - Spanish With the starting the new school year in Palestine, HCEF distributed 2500 school kits to school students. Each kit included 12 notebooks, 6 pencils, a ruler, an eraser, sharpener, scissors, and 12 colors pen. These were distributed to 7 villages and
Palestinian Christians Welcome a pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to the Holy Land
During May, a group of 22 American Catholic pilgrims from three parishes in Los Angeles made a memorable HCEF-organized Living Stones Pilgrimage to Palestine and Jordan. Led by Father Bill McLean, a priest of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the group visited Galilee, Nablus, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, and the Ramallah
Muslims and Christians Together: Sowing Seeds for Peace.
The Muslim-Christian Coalition recently held another successful dialogue between Muslims and Christians, with the aim of replacing Islamophobia with understanding, and of providing assistance to Palestinian Christians. On Saturday, May 4, 2019, a “Muslim-Christian Luncheon Dialogue” was convened at HCEF headquarters in Bethesda, organized by the HCEF and sponsored by the National Presbyterian Church of Washington, DC.
Children of all Dominations and Faiths receive Christmas Gifts By HCEF
Let the children come to me: for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs. Matthew 19:14 At Christmas, children all over the world welcome the birth of Jesus with joy, laughter, hope, and gifts. The children in Palestine are not able to welcome Christmas with