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With unemployment in the West Bank and Gaza at 25 to 55 per cent, the Episcopal Technological and Vocational Training Center in Ramallah provides hundreds of young men and women with much-needed support and a critical path to a better future. Students learn trades—with a particular focus on hotel and restaurant management— at this school run by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
A sampling of online resources that document Christian responses to the conflict in the Middle East:
The picture painted by Margot Ellis, deputy commissioner of the United Nations (UN) Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), at the mid-March launch of an inter-agency humanitarian appeal for Gaza and the West Bank, is startlingly desperate.
I used to live in Jerusalem. I lived there with my wife and our children in in the 1990s when I served with St. George’s College as the director of their Desert Program.
If prayer is “a gathering into the heart,” as former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams put it, and “a longing of the soul,” as Mahatma Gandhi said, a special prayer recently composed by the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada expresses both intentions.
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