News from the Holy Land
Rand and Vialet: from Damascus to Italy to learn the art of restoration

Rand and Vialet: from Damascus to Italy to learn the art of restoration

September 2019

"For us, being here is a privilege, a unique opportunity that very few of our peers can have right now, so thank you so much." Speaking is Rand, 25, visiting [...]

Bethlehem, a renewed commitment to support children and young people with disabilities

Bethlehem, a renewed commitment to support children and young people with disabilities

September 2019

The Hogar Niño Dios is a welcome house near the Basilica of the Nativity that hosts children and young people with physical and mental disabilities, orphans or those from poor [...]

A frienship that gives back a name and a future  to Syria

A frienship that gives back a name and a future to Syria

August 2019

Here's the video of the beautiful meeting held at the Rimini Meeting in Italy with Msgr. Abou Khazen, Apostolic Vicar of Aleppo, Fr. Firas Lutfi, Franciscan of the Custody of [...]

The great teaching that comes from Bethany: We should all work together for a common home

The great teaching that comes from Bethany: "We should all work together for a common home"

August 2019

For more than a month, restoration work has been underway on the Mosaic Center at the al-Uzair Mosque, the oldest mosque in Bethany, in Arabic Al-Azariya, which stands next to [...]

Following the Path of the Disciple among the living stones of the Holy Land. The witness of two pilgrims

Following the Path of the Disciple among the living stones of the Holy Land. The witness of two pilgrims

July 2019

Paola, 40 years old, and Riccardo, 49, are a couple of walkers who have decided to undertake The Path of the Disciple, a journey from Nazareth to Jerusalem based on [...]

Jerusalem. With the summer camps at the Terra Sancta Museum

Jerusalem. With the summer camps at the Terra Sancta Museum

July 2019

Summer and the long-awaited school holidays can turn into a detestable period for young people living in East Jerusalem and in many other cities in the Palestinian territories: the lack [...]

Hospitable Bethany: a 360 degree formation for local enterpreneurship activities

"Hospitable Bethany": a 360 degree formation for local enterpreneurship activities

July 2019

From 24 to 27 June, a Digital Marketing course was held in Nisf Jubeil, a village in the heart of Samaria, as part of the "Hospitable Bethany" project: sustainable tourism [...]

Educating through music: the experience of young Palestinians in Bethlehem

Educating through music: the experience of young Palestinians in Bethlehem

July 2019

Last week, after two years of lessons, a group of 20 Palestinian students and professionals finished the Music Therapy course “You will find me in the sound”. The project was [...]