A Study Day
Result of the Survey titled “The Arab Christian Youth in Galilee: Where to?”
Theological Department, Mar Elias
Educational Institutions / ‘Ibilin
Al-Liqa’ Center, the Galilee Branch, held a workshop on May 1, 2010 at the Mar Elias Educational Institutions in ‘Ibilin which focused on the analysis of the survey carried out among The Arab Christian Youth in Galilee, and presented at Al-Liqa’s annual Palestinian Contextual Theology Conference which took place in February 2010 in Haifa.
The study day focused on how we should deal with the results related to the daily life relations with Muslims, Druze and Jews, the educational role of the Christian private schools and the parishes in crystallizing the youth identity.
Dr. Geries S. Khoury, Director of Al-Liqa’ presented a paper on the results of the survey and was followed by a long discussion and comments by the participants and among them was Fr. Ibrahim Da’ud, Rev. Fu’ad Dagher, Ms Ibtisam Mu’allem, Attorney Badira Khouriyya, Mr. Yousef Matar, Mr. Ziyad Shleweit, and Mr. Samer ‘Azzam.
At the end of the day, the participants at the workshop / study day, recommended the following: