Tagged: churches for middle east peace

Um El Kheir / Mother of Good

By Jessica Hill Amidst the daily realities of living under occupation in Palestine, as the threat of demolition of homes and property hangs in the air, inspiring individuals and communities continue to be committed...

Haram al-Sharif and the Status Quo

By Molly Lorden During the season of Lent, Churches for Middle East Peace is focusing on Jerusalem as a city shared by three faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This week, we look closer at the deep...

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

By Molly Lorden During the season of Lent, Churches for Middle East Peace is focusing on Jerusalem as a city shared by three faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This week, we look closer at the deep...

Bethlehem Lives Into Its Heritage

What images come to mind when you hear the words “little town of Bethlehem”? Idyllic, holy scenes of Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus alongside friendly barnyard animals? For a North American living in Bethlehem,...

Herod’s Gate

By Carol Folbre, Ph.D. The sun kissed the tips of cathedral crosses. It was just after 5:00 AM. Shadows shortened as we walked the narrow streets towards the gates of the Old City. Our local...