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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,...

Arab Hospital needs your ongoing support

August 17, 2022- Posted in Gaza, Healthcare

A brief war highlights the fragility of life in Gaza as families suffer from indiscriminate attacks on refugee camps and acute shortages of water, fuel, and medicine. Over three days last week, the exchange of bombs and rockets between Israel and the Islamic Jihad faction...

Thank you for bringing healing and hope to Gaza

July 22, 2022- Posted in Gaza, Healthcare

More than $80,000 raised in May to mark the one-year anniversary of the war in Gaza will support Ahli Hospital’s ability to offer compassionate care to the most vulnerable  Suhaila Tarazi, Ahli Hospital’s director, said this when she heard that hundreds of American Friends responded...