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Kumi Now – let us rise up together

Message from Sabeel about their exciting new project: Dear Friends, Indeed it is a difficult time for Palestinians, the situation is dire, and this is unacceptable, it’s time for change we must overcome. We Palestinians are blessed with many friends around the world who are prophetic voices, and courageously stand with our plight for freedom. We get our strength and…

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World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel 2018 – ‘Youth and Children: Raising Hope and Making Change’

Prayer written and presented by His Highness Atallah Hanna Archbishop of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem We ask the Lord, O Lord, have mercy on us … O Lord, Jesus Christ our God, our Savior. You have accepted to be incarnated in this holy land. You came into this world to drag it out of darkness into…

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Sabeel Statement on the Israel Nation-State Law

Israel Nation-State Law Henry Siegman, a former National Director of the American Jewish Congress said, ‘Israel has crossed the threshold from ‘the only democracy in the Middle East to the only apartheid regime in the Western world’.’ We have always viewed Israel’s democracy with great scepticism, but now, its Nation-State law validates its apartheid status. On Thursday, July 19, 2018…

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Kairos Statement on Gaza and Jerusalem

Kairos Statement on Gaza and Jerusalem ‘If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there be higher than they.‘ (Ecclesiastes 5:8) On Monday, May 14th 2018, in Gaza, 60 people were killed and 2771 wounded…

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Sabeel-Kairos perspective on the current situation surrounding the protests in Gaza

Sabeel-Kairos (UK) perspective on the current situation 15th May 2018 This week has been a sad and difficult week for us Palestinians and for all of us who care deeply about our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land. The Great Return March, which has seen peaceful protests in Gaza with violent responses form the Israeli military, came into its…

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ACT Palestine Forum Prayer Vigil March 2018

March 2018 Every day in the month ahead, and particularly on the 24th, we continue to pray with and for our sisters and brothers in Palestine and Israel who have called for an ecumenical prayer vigil across the globe. Prayer Focus: Water in the Gaza Strip Amos 5:23-24 ‘Take away from me the noise of your songs; I will not…

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Kairos Easter Alert 2018

This year’s Easter Alert from Kairos Palestine Contents: Fasting is a spiritual process engaging pain and resurrection – Archbishop Atallah Hanna Trump’s Declaration on Jerusalem and Its Effects – Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA, Jerusalem Theological reflection on Trump’s speech – Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb Changing Jerusalem through Residency Revocations – Al-Haq When Christ weeps (Luke 19: 41-48) – Rev. Dr.…

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Statement on the re-opening of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Statement on the re-opening of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre We, the heads of Churches in charge of the Holy Sepulcher and the Status Quo governing the various Christian Holy Sites in Jerusalem – the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, the Custody of the Holy Land and the Armenian Patriarchate – give thanks to God for the statement released earlier today…

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Heads of Local Churches respond to decision of Jerusalem Municipality to impose taxes on church properties

A Statement from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem February 14, 2018 Read the Statement here

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News from Sabeel – December 2017

News of Sabeel’s activities in December Women’s visit to Haifa and Tiberius (2nd December) Visiting Jerusalem and Bethlehem Sabeel Nazareth Open Meeting Decorating the Center for People with Special Needs Ecumenical Worship Service in Nazareth Sabeel Annual Ecumenical Christmas Dinner Sabeel Nazareth Get-Together

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