In the Bethlehem district, under quarantine since early March after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed there, Palestinians have discovered renewed confidence by taking safety measures into their own hands. Read more at +972 Magazine.
New Scholarship Fund Announced
At the 10th anniversary celebration of Friends of Wadi Foquin in December 2019, we announced the establishment of the Yousef Manasra Memorial Scholarship Fund. These funds will provide scholarship support for those wishing to participate in our pilgrimages as well as support for those coming to visit us from Wadi Foquin. Donations can be made by check to BMU-FOWF with “YMMSF” in the memo line (mail to Jean Hart, FOWF Treasurer, 730 Tree Top Lane, Auburn, CA 95603).
2020 Pilgrimage Postponed
Because of the global coronavirus pandemic, the September 2020 pilgrimage has been postponed. New dates are TBD.