Bearing Witness to launch in early 2023

November 2, 2022- Posted in AFEDJ, Bearing Witness

After many pandemic-related delays, AFEDJ’s video-based study program provides a window into the remarkable witness of Christians in the Holy Land  AFEDJ’s education program, Bearing Witness: A Journey with Holy Land Christians, is one the Episcopal Church has been calling for at regular intervals over...

Welcome Eileen!

September 26, 2022- Posted in AFEDJ, People

Eileen Spencer begins the transition process to become AFEDJ’s new executive director on December 1. Early Tuesday morning Eileen Spencer joined a Zoom call with leaders of the Princess Basma Center in Jerusalem to learn more about the USAID grant project to make all areas...

American Friends names new Executive Director

August 18, 2022- Posted in AFEDJ, People

The Board of Trustees of the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eileen Spencer of Dutchess County, NY, as Executive Director-Elect of the organization. She will join AFEDJ in September and work alongside John Lent,...

AFEDJ welcomes three new trustees

June 1, 2021- Posted in AFEDJ, People

Since its beginnings in 1988, American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ) has been blessed with trustees who generously share their talents, expertise, and passion for the Diocese of Jerusalem-owned schools, hospitals, and centers for children with disabilities across the West Bank, Gaza,...
holy land study program planning

Grant paves the way for Holy Land study program

December 5, 2019- Posted in AFEDJ, Education

$60,000 from The Episcopal Church’s Constable Fund to develop a free, video-based educational program in partnership with the Standing Commission on World Mission We’re grateful for the generous grant from the Constable Fund to help us develop a new program that will bring you close...