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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…

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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…

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Sabeel Nazareth Activities May – July 2014

Sabeel Nazareth Activities May – July 2014 Women In May, Sabeel Nazareth held a visioning meeting with over 70 women in the women’s group. In addition, the group gave 5 sessions at St. Joseph’s Seminary High School called “Building Bridges” in order to decrease the generational gap and preserve memories as a people. In the June monthly meeting of women,…

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Sabeel Statement August 7th: How do we end this destructive cycle and achieve a just and durable peace?

How do we end this destructive cycle and achieve a just and durable peace? According to the United Nations, after 29 days of “surgical” and “precision” bombardment from land, sea and air, as many as 1814 people in Gaza have been killed, over 85 percent of which are civilians, including 408 children. On the Israeli side, 64 soldiers and 3…

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Sabeel Statement: For the sake of the burning children of Gaza

Sabeel Statement: For the sake of the burning children of Gaza One of the most common refrains repeated by President Obama and other western leaders since the beginning of Israel’s massive military offensive against Gaza is, “Israel has the right to defend itself.”  This refrain is not new and has been declared so often, it has become a cliché.  Some…

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Sabeel Jerusalem – Recent Activities

16th May 2014: Educational Trip to Ein Hod commemorating day of the Nakba. 27th May 2014: Community Forum following Pope Francis’ visit to Jerusalem. 20th June 2014: Women’s Retreat in Haifa.

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For such a time as this, what is required?

For such a time as this, what is required? A response to recent events by Revd Naim Ateek, founder of Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, Jerusalem. ‘For the last three months, approximately 200 Palestinian administrative detainees have been on a hunger strike to protest their detention without charge or trial. ‘On May 15, 2014, on Nakba day, a few weeks…

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Sabeel in Ikrith – Remembering the Nakba

Sabeel in Ikrith – Remembering the Nakba ‘Sabeel took 17 of its young adult participants to the depopulated village of Ikrith on Saturday, April 5, for an overnight educational trip. Ikrith, a Palestinian Christian village located in the Upper Galilee, was seized and its residents evictedby the Israeli military after the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. After…

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Sabeel’s Schools Programme – With Our Surroundings

Sabeel’s Schools Programme – With Our Surroundings Sabeel has recently started a schools programme. Here is news of their school session is April: ‘With Our Surroundings – 10th April 2014 On Thursday, April 10, we were eager to start our new session with the school that focused on listening and building trust with our surroundings, especially our friends. We began…

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Sabeel Nazareth Activities

Sabeel Nazareth Activities 2 reports from Sabeel Nazareth on their activities in March and April – click on the links below to view: March Activities April Activities

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