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Discrimination in Israel

Discrimination in Israel

Christians living in the Holy Land face a complexity of pressures, reflecting lives lived under occupation, discrimination and as refugees. For Christians in Israel the invisible walls of employment discrimination pose their biggest challenge. A letter received from Susan Barhoum, a qualified MBA student of Haifa University’s ‘Building Bridges’ programme and resident of Nazareth, clearly illustrates this problem.

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News from Jordan's Ashrafieh parish

News from Jordan's Ashrafieh parish

Supporters will recall that FHL is working with Fr. George Al Kopti of St Paul’s Evangelical Church of Ashrafieh parish, Amman in Jordan.

Ashrafieh has a particular mission to support Christian Iraqi and Syrian refugee families currently settled there. Due to the generosity of our donors FHL have been able to make, through the Anglican Alliance, a number of grants to cover the cost of food coupons, medications and home appliances to support 128 refugees, including 51 Children.

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Autumn Fundraising News

Autumn Fundraising News

As ever, FHL’s supporters have shown superb personal commitment in helping raise funds.

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Film 'Separating Nativity from Resurrection'

Film 'Separating Nativity from Resurrection'

‘Separating Nativity from Resurrection’

Those of us who visit the Holy Land are frequently asked to comment on the impact that the Separation Wall has on the people whom we support in the West Bank. The FHL short film ’The Suffering Church’, available to view on our website goes some way to explain its effect on the Christian community.

The film ‘Separating Nativity from Resurrection’ addresses the Jerusalem closure policy...click image to see more 


Celebrating the Contribution of Christians in the Middle East

Celebrating the Contribution of Christians in the Middle East

FHL recently received an email from the Dean of Westminster, The Very Reverend Dr John Hall, asking us to help promote a service at Westminster Abbey on the 4th December.  We are delighted to do so.

 The Abbey is hosting a service to ‘Celebrate the Contribution of Christians in the Middle East’ at 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 4th December 2018.  Click image to read more

Report from Fr Jamal

Report from Fr Jamal

Holy Land Committee Chairperson, Fr Jamal Khader, has been a parish priest in Ramallah since August 2018. Ramallah is located in the central West Bank six miles north of Jerusalem and serves as the administrative capital for the Palestinian National Authority. Historically an Arab Christian town, Ramallah is now predominantly Muslim, but with a significant Christian minority representing 22% of the total population. For more on this story click image