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Pilgrim Stories: AFEDJ Trustee Suhail Qumri

February 13, 2023

More than 20 years ago, Suhail Qumri left his home in East Jerusalem to study in the United States and ultimately settling with his wife and children in Chicago. While he’s returned many times to visit his family and friends in Jerusalem, the West Bank,...

Amid conflict there is hope

June 29, 2022- Posted in Palestine, Pilgrim Stories, Pilgrimage

For pilgrims from Colorado in Jerusalem during the funeral of Shireen Abu Akleh the conflict becomes real by the Rev. Weezie BlanchardRector of Church of the Ascension, Denver Recently, 21 parishioners from various Episcopal churches in Colorado (and a few from Oklahoma) returned from a...