Update from Gaza: Research shows children pay a huge toll

April 4, 2019- Posted in Gaza, Healthcare

Recently-released research on child welfare in Gaza by the Norwegian Refugee Council makes for sobering reading. Researchers studied the welfare of children since the right-of-return demonstrations at the border began in the spring of 2018. The report finds that “68 percent of schoolchildren in areas close to...

AFEDJ out and about

November 15, 2018- Posted in Diocese of Jerusalem, Education, Healthcare, People

AFEDJ Executive Director John Lent and Communications Director Heidi Shott sat down recently with hosts of the Diocese of Connecticut’s podcast, Coffee Hour at the Commons. They talked about the institutions AFEDJ supports, what surprises the region holds for visitors, and how this work informs their...