PHOTOS: Class of 2015 of the School in Beit Sahour Graduates

BEIT SAHOUR – On Tuesday, May 18th, 2015, the Class of 2015 from the Evangelical Lutheran School in Beit Sahour graduated at their school.  Mabrouk and congratulations to our graduates!

PHOTOS: Beit Sahour Kindergarten Visits Olive Press

(© D. Hudson/ELCJHL)

BEIT SAHOUR – During the fall, the ELCJHL schools pick olives and visit olive presses as part of their learning. On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014, The ELS Beit Sahour kindergarten visited an olive press in Beit Sahour to learn more about how olive oil is made.

Evangelical Lutheran School Beit Sahour and Erich-Maria-Remarque Realschule School Sign Partnership

Shaking Hands
Signing the partnership
Evangelical Lutheran Beit Sahour School and Erich-Maria-Remarque Realschule
School sign partnership. (@ ELCJHL)

BEIT SAHOUR – On Saturday, January 4, 2014, a group from Erich-Maria-Remarque Realschule in Osnabrück, Germany visited the Evangelical Lutheran School in Beit Sahour to sign a school partnership. This partnership was signed by representatives of both schools in cooperation with the German Palestinian Association.

The goals of this partnership include the following:
• To build up a partnership between the two schools of Beit Sahour and Osnabrück.
• To promote and develop links between the schools by bringing together the students and staff from different backgrounds and cultures.
• To agree to a shared vision for collaboration through joint projects and regular visits.
• To provide further opportunities for the students and the staff from both schools to develop both personally and educationally through the participation in this partnership scheme.

We are thrilled to be in partnership with Erich-Maria-Remarque Realschule of Osnabrück, Germany. We look forward to building a strong relationship and close ties with the students and staff of this school. In addition, we will develop a student exchange program between the two schools. This exchange program will begin in the next academic year.

Shaking Hands
Shaking hands to make official the signing of the agreement. (©ELCJHL)

Visit of an ELCA high-level delegation

From May 22 – 28, 2003 Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and an eight-member delegation visited the ELCJ churches and schools; Lutheran World Federation projects; Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders and Palestinian and Israeli officials. Highlights included visits with children and teachers at ELCJ schools, the graduation ceremonies at Talitha Kumi and Beit Sahour Lutheran schools and a worship service at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Old City Jerusalem, at which Bishop Hanson preached the sermon with Bishop Younan doing the Arabic translation