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Giving Tuesday is November 28th!

Giving Tuesday is November 28th!

This Giving Tuesday, your secure online gift will support peace-builders and bring help and hope to children and their families in Ibillin, Gaza, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Ramle, and Zababdeh. Thank you for your generous support!

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Oct 11-24, 2018 Pilgrimage Registration will open soon!

Oct 11-24, 2018 Pilgrimage Registration will open soon!

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

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Update on Executive Director Search

A Note on Pilgrims’ Executive Director Search: The search process to find a successor to retiring Executive Director Joan Deming is no longer accepting new applications. Search committee members are interviewing four or five persons from among numerous applicants. We plan to present one or possibly two

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Executive Director Search – Pilgrims of Ibillin

Executive Director Search – Pilgrims of Ibillin

Announcing an Opportunity to be Engaged in Peacemaking with Archbishop Emeritus Elias Chacour and Other Peace-builders in Israel and Palestine. The Board of Directors of Pilgrims of Ibillin invites applications for the ¾ time position of Executive Director*. The Executive Director leads Pilgrims of Ibillin in representing

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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

After 4 Weeks, the Christian School Strike Ends!

After 4 Weeks, the Christian School Strike Ends!

NEWS FLASH: The Strike was settled on Sunday, 27 September. Classes in all Christian Schools start for the new school year on Monday, 28 September. Teachers and students are excited and ready. Watch for another blog entry soon updating the situation, but here is one of today’s

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Abuna Chacour asks solidarity during Christian Schools strike

Abuna Chacour asks solidarity during Christian Schools strike

Thank you for your care for the Living Stones of Israel/Palestine! The first of September should have been the first day of school for 2015-16 at Mar Elias High School, Mariam Bawardi Elementary School, and the Mariam Bawardi Kindergarten in Ibillin. Instead, the teachers and students from

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Please Come! Hear Archbishop Elias Chacour in MI and IN, Sept. 13-20

Please Come! Hear Archbishop Elias Chacour in MI and IN, Sept. 13-20
SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2015 UNITED STATES SPEAKING TOUR You're invited to hear Peace Advocate and author Archbishop Elias Chacour, speaking at special events in Michigan and Indiana almost daily between September 13 and 20, 2015. All are welcome at all events. Admission is free unless otherwise noted, andRead more

Mar Elias Peace Tour – a Great Success!

Mar Elias Peace Tour – a Great Success!

They came, They saw, They loved everything! Thirteen current students, two recent graduates and one teacher from Mar Elias High School in Ibillin spent 2 weeks in the US in July, discovering America (well, the Upper Midwest) and winning hearts and opening minds all along their journey.

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The Rev. Joan Deming
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