On June 1, 2017, we received news that Sister Abraham (Kirsten Pedersen) had passed away in Denmark.

Preparing for the Feast of Pentecost in the Church, 43 children from the Saint Rachel Center made a pilgrimage to Mount Zion on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

The annual Ramadan fast began on May 27, 2017 and we wish our Muslim brothers and sisters a blessed time.

On May 29, 2017, YNET published a long article about conversion to Judaism in the Israeli army.

On May 26 and 27, 2017, a group of Filipino youth from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem gathered at the Saint Rachel Center in Jerusalem for a weekend together.

Asia News published an interview with Father Piotr Zelasko, parish priest of Beersheba on Friday, May 26, 2017.

On Friday, May 26, 2017, Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) was received in a private audience by the Holy Father Pope Francis at the Vatican.

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, the Catholic community in Rehovot celebrated a traditional Filipino feast, Flores de Mayo, the flowers of May.

On Saturday evening, May 27, 2017, a day after the shooting attack in which 29 Coptic Christians were murdered, the Tel Aviv municipality building was lit up with the colors of the Egyptian flag.

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, the Sri Lankan community gathered in Our Lady Woman of Valor Church in south Tel Aviv for the celebration of the traditional feast in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

At the First Station in Jerusalem, on the night of Jerusalem Day, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the Zion Community organized “listening” circles and after that an evening of prayer for Jerusalem, with some words of meditation on the question of listening. Here are the words of Father Rafic, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla, on this occasion.

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Father Piotr, parish priest of Beer Sheba, participated in another interfaith meeting.

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Indian Catholics participated in a festive procession through the streets of Nazareth.

Father Tojy, chaplain of the Indian community in the Holy Land, reports on a retreat in Konkani that took place on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Noa Kaufman, the coordinator for refugee and asylum seekers at the Worker’s Hotline, published this article on the site 972 which describes how an amendment to the law will further embitter the lives of asylum seekers in Israel.

Father Piotr, parish priest of Beer Sheba, reports on an interfaith event at the Levinski College in Tel Aviv, on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Twelve adolescents from the Filipino community in Jerusalem received confirmation on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Ratisbonne monastery of the Salesian Fathers.

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel, celebrated the festive mass for the Feast of Our Lady Woman of Valor in the church in south Tel Aviv.

Gary Anderson, University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Professor of Theology, taught a class about charity in the Jerusalem kehilla on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

A delegation of Hasidim from New York consulted with the Pope for 45 minutes on Monday, May 8, 2017.