Blog Archive

You are viewing the category archive for: Sabeel Jerusalem

Interfaith Trumps Justice

 Naim Ateek’s response to the Episcopal Bishops’ vote, 13th July 2015 At the beginning of July the Episcopal Church USA rejected three resolutions advocating boycott, divestment and sanction (BDS) in protest of Israel’s 48-year-long military occupation of the Palestinian territories. Naim Ateek, President of the Sabeel Board, has responded: Interfaith Trumps Justice Naim Ateek’s response to the Episcopal Bishops’ vote, July…

Read more »

Sabeel Jerusalem – Recent Events

Click on the links below to read about Sabeel Jerusalem’s recent events: April 2015 100 Years since the Armenian Genocide The Joy of the Resurrection Sabeel’s Annual Clergy Trip To Celebrate Easter May 2015 Learning about the Samaritans Our Jerusalem: Sabeel joint youth trip

Read more »

Sabeel Jerusalem – Recent Activities

Click on the links below to read about Sabeel Jerusalem’s recent events: January 2015 Study Circle: Mapping Exile and Return February 2015 Ramallah Young Adult Focus Group Candles of Hope Singing with Grandparents March 2015 Non Violent Resistance in Islam and Christianity Contemporary Way of the Cross The Ministry of Sabeel and Liberation Theology

Read more »

Sermon given by Revd Naim Ateek

Sermon given by Revd Naim Ateek We would like to commend this sermon given by Revd Naim Ateek at St George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem on 12th April. As he leaves Sabeel and Jerusalem his whole sermon was a fitting but challenging way to say farewell for the moment. To read the sermon click here.  

Read more »

Sabeel Jerusalem – Recent Activities

Click on the links below to read about Sabeel Jerusalem’s recent events. 27th November 2014: Praying for Peace. 28th November 2014: Advent. 1st December 2014: Interfaith Panel. 19th December 2014: Christmas Dinner!

Read more »

Sabeel 2014 Narrative Report

“Save us from the time of trial” “Laken najjina mi-nash shir ir” These familiar words from the Lord’s Prayer are hard to pray in this painful Holy Land. This year as Palestinian Christians pray this prayer, more illegal Israeli settlements have been built, more economic and political rights have been suspended, and more men, women and children detained. Many of…

Read more »

Sabeel Christmas Message 2014

Sabeel Christmas Message 2014 “Do not be afraid…” (Luke 2:10) From a Palestinian world view, there are certain similarities between the political conditions in Palestine during the times of Jesus’ birth and the political situation in Palestine today.  There is a flagrant occupation that dominates and oppresses people; and there are words that describe what people go through: fear, insecurity,…

Read more »

Sabeel Youth Programme – Hike through Palestine

Youths’ Adventurous Hike through Palestine ‘A hike from the Nabi Musa complex to Mar Saba Monastery took place on 8th November 2014 with 15 participants from Sabeel Jerusalem. Some new faces took part and the group was a mix of local and international youth. Moreover, the new Interim Executive Director at Sabeel, Rev. William Roberts, joined and had a perfect…

Read more »

5 ‘Virgins’ Challenge 5000 Christian Zionist Marchers in Jerusalem

5 ‘Virgins’ Challenge 5000 Christian Zionist Marchers in Jerusalem Amid the ranks of Israeli military troops in this year’s annual Jerusalem March strode a colourful and vocal group of international Christian Zionists. Waving their countries’ flags, wearing their national costumes, and carrying signs in various languages, including Hebrew, they showered Israeli onlookers with blessings and greetings—with special praise for the…

Read more »

Sabeel’s Women’s Programme visit to Haifa & Akko

A Day in Haifa and Akko On Friday, September 21st, 15 women joined Sabeel for a day trip to Haifa for a tour of the Baha’i Gardens.  The breath-taking gardens offered serene tranquillity and lifted our spirits.  Our second stop was the Greek Catholic Church’s organization, “House of Grace”.  We heard about the history of the church, and the good…

Read more »