A Study Day

 “Brotherly relations and shared living among Christian and Muslim Palestinians”


Al-liqa Center - Bethlehem
 Tuesday, 22 June 2010

 Al-Liqa’ Center and Al-Sabeel Center organized a study day on Tuesday, 22 June 2010, at the Bethlehem Hotel in Bethlehem to discuss “Brotherly relations and shared living among Palestinians”.


Fifty Christian and Muslim religious leaders were welcomed by Rev. Dr. Na’im ‘Ateek of Al-Sabeel and Mr. Mousa Darwish of Al-Liqa’. The main speakers were Dr. Geries S. Khoury and Sheik “Abd Al-Majid ‘Ata. Their speeches on: "Relations and shared living among Christian and Muslim Palestinians " was followed by five group discussions and a concluding presentation of each group discussion. It was agreed by those attending that Al-Liqa’ Center will be responsible for the follow up on the subject.


The Day program:

09:30: Coffee and Tea service
10:00: Welcome and Introduction

          a.  Rev. Dr. Na’eam Atik / Director of Sabeel Center.
    Mr. Mousa Darwish / Deputy Director of Al-Liqa Center
10:30-11:30:  “Relations of brotherhood and shared living among Palestinians”
          a.    Dr. Geries S. Khoury / Director of Al-Liqa’ Center
          b.  His Honor Sheikh ‘Abd Al- Majid ‘Ata / Mufti of Bethlehem
 11:45-1:00: Group Discussions  
 13:15-14:30: Lunch
 14:30-16:00: Group Discussions  
 16:00-17:00: Summaries of the Group Discussions