The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem is devoted to building hope and peace by financially supporting education and healthcare available to all in the Holy Land and raising awareness in the US.
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The 14 Diocesan schools in Israel, Palestine, and Jordan educate more than 6,400 students each year.
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The Diocese operates two major hospitals, four outpatient clinics, and a number of mobile clinics.
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The four institutions supporting children and adults with disabilities touch hundreds of lives each year.
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Visit the Holy Land and Diocesan institutes and connect with people face-to-face.
 
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St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas, the original Santa Claus, is the Patron Saint of Needy Children. Want to de-commercialize Christmas? Celebrating St. Nicholas Day is a tangible way of connecting to the true spirit of the holidays by providing an educational, intergenerational, fun experience for your family and congregation!
AFEDJ: Building Hope in the Holy Land

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