Palestinian stories


‘Christians in Palestine: Their Past, Present and Future by Dr. Walid Shomaly,  Executive Director, Palestinian Center for Research & Cultural Dialogue (PCRD)  Bethlehem – West Bank – Dr Shomaly’s CV is available upon request.

Online resources

poet – Rafeef Ziadeh – We Teach Life, Sir!

Palestinians talk about the birth of Jesus in a video made by St Paul’s Anglican church Auckland.


I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity, Izzeldin Abuelaish, 2012

Dr Abuelaish is a Palestinian doctor from Gaza.  This book tells of his story living in Gaza and working in Israel, focusing on the 2009 attacks on Gaza where he lost family members.

Blood Brothers(2003) and We Belong to the Land(2001), Elias Chacour
Elias Chacour is a Melkite Archibishop who has served for many years in the Galilee region. These books discuss his life, from a child dislocated in the late 1940’s through to his work with the church and for justice.