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Conferences and Witness Trips

  • Two Events in One: Popular Resistance Witness Trip and Sabeel 10th International Conference
    Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Monday, March 13, 2017
    This year, Friends of Sabeel North America and Canadian Friends of Sabeel are sponsoring a pre-conference witness trip that will focus on popular resistance in Palestine and Israel. The witness trip portion is now full, but you can still register for the conference (see below). To get on a waiting list for the trip, contact Linda Kateeb at
  • 2017 Sabeel 10th International Conference
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 to Monday, March 13, 2017
    Every two years, Sabeel sponsors an international conference which attracts intellectual, spiritual and civic leaders from around the world. Past conferences have featured Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Professor Edward Said, Professor Rashid Khalidi, and many others.
  • Come and See Israel/Palestine Witness Trip
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 to Monday, May 22, 2017
    Experience the daily life of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation: the wall, settlements, checkpoints, confiscated land, demolished homes, refugee camps, and environmental degradation. In Jerusalem's Old City, the Negev Desert, Nazareth, Hebron, and the Sea of Galilee, participants will meet with Palestinians and Israelis fighting the occupation and consider what is needed for a just peace.
  • Abraham's Children Searching for Justice in Israel & Palestine
    Friday, July 14, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017
    This journey will introduce delegates to Palestinian and Israeli Jews, Muslims, Christians, and secularists who are working for inclusive justice and genuine peace. What's going on? And what can be done to help move the situation toward an inclusive and just peace? Delegates will gain experience and understanding that will equip them to return home to work nonviolently for peace, justice, human rights, and international law in Israel, Palestine, at home, and throughout the world.
  • In the Footsteps of Jesus
    Friday, July 28, 2017 to Tuesday, August 8, 2017
    Many of the first-century conditions that shaped Jesus’ life and ministry continue to shape the lives of Palestinians and Israelis today. Tour with experienced leaders Jeff and Janet Wright to explore the holy stones—the historic places and sites that have defined our faith—as well as the Living Stones: Jews, Muslims, and Christians who live in the land.