International Groups Visit AEI

The Arab Educational Institute / The Catholic Peace Movement received during June 2022 three delegations from Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. They met a group of women from the Sumud Story House. The AEI Director, Mrs. Rania Murra, presented our mission, goals, programs, projects, and activities in the areas of empowering women, and youth, strengthening Christian-Muslim relations, civil peace, and …

Celebrating the Feast of St. Anthony, patron saint of the Antonine Society of Bethlehem

On Monday, 13th of June 2022, the Bethlehem Antonion Charitable Society celebrated the feast of its patron St. Anthony, by holding the Holy Mass which was presided over by His Beatitude Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa – Latin Patriarch, with the participation of the Latin parish priest Fr. Rami Asakari and the presence of the association administration members, some priests, nuns and …

The Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem celebrated Ramadan Iftar and Resurrection Feast

The Arab Educational Institute/ Bethlehem held a celebration on the occasions of Easter and Ramadan in Sabat Hall/ Bethlehem. This event was in the presence of Metropolitan Vindictus, Patriarchal Representative for the Greek Orthodox in Bethlehem, Father Issa Thaljieh, priest of the Greek Orthodox parish / Bethlehem, Sheikh Hamza Thoib, Deputy Mufti of Bethlehem, and Mrs. Nasreen Amro, Ministry of …

Belgian Students’ Visit to the AEI

On Monday, 4th of April 2022, AEI received a Belgian university students studying human rights and international law. Dr. Toine Van Teefflen welcomed them and introduced the institute and its work. Their visit to the Sumud Story House aimed at knowing more about traveling difficulties of Palestinians in daily life, the concepts of sumud and peaceful resistance, especially about the …

Series of Guest Speakers Presentations

As part of the “Citizenship and Diversity: Christian/Muslim Living Together in Palestine” program, AEI organizes a series of presentations. These sessions were presented by a number of guest speakers to the participating public and private schools. Many various topics related to societal issues and current events were discussed, including: school violence, hate speech, the concept of advocacy and others.

Synod at the AEI

AEI- member of the International Catholic Peace Movement/ Pax Christi – faith and youth groups met on Saturday 2 of April 2022 at the Sumud Story House. The meeting was about the upcoming Synod of the Catholic Church, which will be held in Vatican City in 2023. There is questionnaire which was circulated to the dioceses of the Holy Land …

Congratulations on the occasions of Lent and Ramadan

The AEI family – Pax Christi / Bethlehem is pleased to extend to our groups members, partners, friends and all our Palestinian people its best wishes and blessings on the occasions of the Holy Ramadan and the Lent. We ask the Almighty God to bless all of us and grant our Arab Palestinian people justice, unity, freedom and Independence. A …

AEI Director Participates in Leadership Conference

On Friday, 11th of March 2022, the Arab Educational Institute, represented by its Director, Mrs. Rania Murra, participated in the Seventh Global Leadership Summit conference. This event was held in the Bethlehem Bible College Hall in the presence of number of the Palestinian institutions leaders in the Bethlehem Governorate.

AEI Participates in “Sumud Archive” Exhibit Opening

On Friday, 11th of March 2022, the Arab Educational Institute, represented by its President, Mr. Fuad Giacaman, and its Director, Mrs. Rania Murra, participated in the opening of the exhibition “Karima Aboud Prize for Photography 2021”. This exhibition was held in Dar Al-Kalima University / Bethlehem under the title “Sumud Archive”.