Al-Liqa’ Center for Religious and Heritage Studies in the Holy Land
Al-Liqa’s Annual Joint Christmas Celebration
12 December 2014
Hundreds of invitees from throughout the Holy Land, Christians and Muslims, church leaders, academicians and community leaders attended this annual spiritual gathering in Bethlehem, the Birthplace of our Lord to celebrate together this solemn occasion.
The celebration began with a Christian and Muslim meditations by Mrs. Hanadi Soudah Younan of Jerusalem and Mr. Fathi Fourani from Haifa, followed by Christmas Carols by chanters Ashraf Da’oud and Brothers from Galilee. Mrs. Luna Amin, from Bethlehem chanted Christmas carols while Mr. Lawrence Sammour of Al-Liqa’ and Bethlehem chanted the Epistle of Christmas. In addition, a Galilee child, Rita Khourieh, also chanted Christmas carols.
In concluding the celebrations, Mrs. Luna Amin from Bethlehem and Mr. Ashraf Da’oud and Brothers chanted some carols. In addition, all were invited for dinner following the annual Christmas Celebrations.