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Oct 16-29, 2017 Pilgrimage Registration is Open!

Oct 16-29, 2017 Pilgrimage Registration is Open!

JOIN PILGRIMS OF IBILLIN TO MEET TODAY’S PEACEMAKERS IN PALESTINE AND ISRAEL! If you’re interested in meeting people more than exploring ancient ruins; if you want to walk where Jesus walked but also meet descendants of his neighbors and relatives; if you want behind-the-scenes exposure to the Israeli/Palestinian situation,

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Violence against the Peacemakers, Bethlehem 2015

Violence against the Peacemakers, Bethlehem 2015

Sharing concern for our partners/friends at Wi’am, the Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center in Bethlehem: Yesterday, 7 December, the Israeli Defense Force’s response to stone-throwing children caused terrible damage at Wi’am. Stone-throwing and IDF response are daily occurences, but this damage is by far the worst. Outdoor lights broken,

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Christmas Greetings from Abuna Elias Chacour

Christmas Greetings from Abuna Elias Chacour
Merry Christmas, from Pilgrims of Ibillin and Abuna ChacourRead more

Doubling Down for Peace – Triathlon Fundraiser

Doubling Down for Peace – Triathlon Fundraiser

He did it! Cranberry TriFest Triathlon:  $2,424 raised through 8/30! Now you can help reach the goal.  Click here to make your secure donation online. The Event:  Following his 2011-12 Hebrew College year in Israel, rabbinical student David Fainsilber committed himself to support grassroots organizations working for

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Peace made Visible…. Isaiah 2:2-4…Swords into Plowshares

Homily for Community Thanksgiving Service at Mary Lyon Church…Nov. 20, 2012 The Rev. Cara B. Hochhalter, Charlemont, MA When we were driving here tonight…a beautiful white owl flew by our window and we thought perhaps it was a sign of peace…Good evening… When we decided to be

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Girls’ Sports = Leadership Development in Bethlehem

Girls’ Sports = Leadership Development in Bethlehem

When Pastor Mitri Raheb of Bethlehem’s Christmas Lutheran Church launched a Young Adult Leadership Development effort in 2007, he didn’t yet have program funding, but he knew training young leaders was important. Pilgrims of Ibillin provided early and ongoing funds to help with this highly successful program

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Zababdeh’s St. George Melkite Church Serves Children & Families

Zababdeh’s St. George Melkite Church Serves Children & Families

Fr. Firas Khoury Diab and his Melkite congregation in the upper West Bank village of Zababdeh have had a very busy couple of years!  Abuna’s passionate concern for “the Living Stones” of Zababdeh led him to expand his church’s activities beyond just meeting spiritual needs to create

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