Middle East Ministries
In May, conflict erupted between Israel and Gaza, leaving behind a path of destruction and need. Tension in this region is not new.
Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, is in the West Bank .The “little town of Bethlehem” is now a bustling city of 27,000 people.
Instead of being confined to the indoors, she loves to sit outside in her chair and enjoy the view of the Hebron hills south of Jerusalem.
Issa was homeless and in poor health. “Issa’s Supermarket.” has helped change him from someone who had to ask people for money, to being self-supporting.
After Yosef’s* father passed away, his family had no steady income. Their friends shared food and money,with the widow and her sons but they still struggled to make ends meet.
Last night . . . I felt lonely, afraid, and had a deep pain inside,” said Raakel,* an elderly widow from the Middle East who receives food parcels from CAM.
Rafael* was accustomed to working long hours in the fields to provide for his family. This all changed when he got a severe case of hepatitis. Sick for several months, Rafael was unable to earn his desperately needed income.
A three-year-old girl came into the living room dressed in her mother’s clothes. Her mother and grandmother sat quietly nearby, dark circles around their eyes. “It was very noticeable that they were quiet and sad,” commented a staff member who had delivered a...
As a young girl, Najah* became paralyzed from the waist down due to a doctor’s mistake. She now uses a wheelchair, bumping over the Judean hills around her home just south of Bethlehem. Her chair needs constant repair, but she isn’t ready to give up its familiarity...
The tiny sliver of land between Israel and Egypt known as the Gaza Strip, is characterized by overpopulation, poverty, and chronic warfare. This small piece of land is home to nearly 2 million residents, equaling 141 square miles. For nearly a decade, Gaza has been...