A significant piece of what we do as Ecumenical Accompaniers is to provide a “protective presence” and accompany people in times of vulnerability.
Yes, we fill out incident reports when some threat, or action against persons or property … Continue reading
Last Sunday night I had the wonderful privilege of listening to a group of Christians in Nablus. It was a profound conversation about what it is like to be a Christian in and under the Israeli Occupation of Palestine.
The situation is pre… Continue reading
Yesterday morning was one absolutely glorious morning for Yanoun!
We had the great joy of hosting the Ministry of Education of the Palestinian Authority, and representatives of the Japanese government and UNICEF in Palestine, for the official launch … Continue reading
Last week I drank from Jacob’s Well in Nablus.
I had been looking forward to this, given that the community where I am living for three months is only a few kilometres from Nablus.
In the Christian tradition, we know Jacob’s Well as the… Continue reading
About once a week we take a trip into the Jordan Valley. Sometimes it is relatively routine — touching base with a person or a community, but most often it is in response to a call asking us to document and report on incidents — some… Continue reading