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Sabeel International Conference 2017 – Report

Jesus Christ Liberator, Then & Now Report on Sabeel’s 10th International Conference held in March 2017 I have never before been to a conference that was so full of instructive site visits, incredible testimonies from Jews, Christians and Muslims, huge amounts of information, early starts, late nights and little sleep! There was no time to write up blogs or reflect…

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Half a Century of Occupation – What Next?

Sabeel statement commemorating fifty years of occupation Half a Century of Occupation – What Next? On June 5, 2017, Palestinians all around the world will commemorate fifty years of occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. Palestinians will remember that these 50 years were only the second stage of the Nakba (catastrophe) of Palestine when…

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Sabeel Christmas Message 2016

Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, good will towards men and women Sabeel Christmas Message, 2016 Dear Friends, Christmas is a time of joy.  Amid the sorrows and hardships of daily life, we need the Christmas spirit, the good news and gladness of Christmas.  The birth of Jesus Christ gives us joy and hope, ‘to you…

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The Challenge of Jubilee

The Challenge of Jubilee ‘…to bring good news to the poor… to proclaim release to the captives… recovery of sight to the blind …to let the oppressed go free…to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor (Jubilee).’ The last fifty years have brought untold suffering upon our Palestinian people.  Our only crime was to say ‘no’ to the occupation of…

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Stuttgart Statement by Friends of Sabeel in Europe

Stuttgart Statement by Friends of Sabeel in Europe Friends of Sabeel from France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and UK, gathered in Stuttgart from 12 to 14 October 2016, together with Omar Haramy from the Sabeel office in Jerusalem. We shared our diverse experiences and visions and although our contexts differ, were happy to learn from each other, and envision further…

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News from Sabeel

News from Sabeel, June-August 2016 A Tour to Haifa Educational tour to the village of Eilaboon Two-day retreat Sabeel Jerusalem Visiting Nazareth Bible Study Facilitators Training Bible study for young women Bible study session for the community

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Sabeel’s Narrative Report 2015

Sabeel’s Narrative Report 2015 Read about the work and ministries of Sabeel during 2015. http://www.sabeel.org/datadir/en-events/ev457/files/Sabeel-Annual2015B.pdf

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Sabeel Christmas Message 2015

‘Do not be afraid . . . to you is born . . . a Savior’ (Luke 2:10-11) Sabeel Christmas Message 2015 ‘Finally beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things . . . and the God…

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News from Sabeel in Jerusalem

Click on the links below to read about Sabeel’s recent events this summer: Breaking the Fast  Report of Sabeel / Al Liqa Christian-Muslim Iftar (breaking the fast), 25th June in Bethlehem How good and pleasant it is when brethren dwell together in unity  Sabeel Ecumenical and Interfaith Outreach and Visit to Druze Community July 2015

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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…

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