The AEI Faith, Youth, Women’s Groups Celebrate of Eid Al Adha

The AEI celebrated Eid Al Adha through the following activities: Interfaith prayers by Christian and Muslim members from the Holy Bible and Holy Quran about Abraham and Issac and Abraham and Ismaeel stories. The commonalities and joint values in the two texts were highlighted by the participants’ faith, God’s will, submission, giving, sacrifice, salvation Quarban, Jesus Blood, the blood sacrifice …

An Online Prayer Service for Justice and Peace in the Holy Land

An Online Prayer Service for the Holy Land was organized by Pax Christi International on Wednesday 29th of June 2022 at 5:00pm Bethlehem / Palestinian time. The AEI – Pax Christi participated in this prayer / service. Some young, women, parents and staff of the AEI listened and watched the prayers, religious songs, presentations, photos and stories of peacebuilders and …

Congratulations

On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, I and on behalf of all AEI Pax Christi – Advisory, Administrative, Women, Youth and kids, Family and Staff groups members in Bethlehem / Palestine, I extend my heartfelt greetings and warm congratulations to all our Palestinian people and all the world on this happy occasion. May our Almighty God grant all of …

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.