NEW YEAR, NEW OPPORTUNITIES
January 2023
GET INSPIRED
Speaking Events for Fr. Nicholas Porter
Come hear JPB's Founding Director preach and teach on the upcoming dates:

Sunday, January 22, 8 & 9:30 AM; Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Westport, CT. Dorothy will join Fr. Nicholas as he preaches and teaches near JPB’s Connecticut birthplace...
HOUSTON INTERFAITH CONCERT
Join us on Feb. 15 to see Polyphony live
JPB Board Member, Rabbi Steve Gross enthusiastically invites all JPB friends and supporters to join Fr. Nicholas on February 15th at a concert of the famed interfaith orchestra Polyphony. The Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Arab musicians will perform...
DIOCESE OF TEXAS GRANT
A $30,000 gift for women empowerment
In December, JPB received a generous leadership $30,000 grant from the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. These much appreciated funds will fuel Palestinian women’s civic and economic empowerment at a pivotal time in the Holy Lands...
OPPORTUNITIES IN SWITZERLAND
JPBLD Director travels to Guggisberg
This January, JPBLD’s Jerusalem-area Director Zak Adileh travelled to Guggisberg, Switzerland (near the Swiss capital of Bern) to take part in a two-week, international youth leaders exchange...
NEW ROLES FOR DEACON JACK AND SARAH BENAZERA
JPB staffers take on new responsibilities
On January 1st, two veteran JPB educators – Deacon Jack Karn and Sarah Benazera – began new responsibilities at JPB. Sarah, who is based near Tel Aviv, will pivot from youth education to primarily on training JPB staff members...
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR 294 DONORS IN 2022!
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Jerusalem Peacebuilders also wishes to thank the following for in-kind support:
Acer Farm, West Brattleboro, VT
Berkeley Divinity School at Yale
Camp Allen, Navasota, TX
Christ Church, New Haven, CT
Christ Church Cathedral, Houston, TX
The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
I Wage Peace, Milford, CT
Kensinger Donnelly, LLC, Houston, TX
Palmer Episcopal Church, Houston, TX
St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge University
St. George’s College, Jerusalem
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, TX
St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, Armonk, NY