Tag Archives: Middle East

Crisis in Gaza, Photo by REUTERS/Mohammed Salem, courtesy of Trust.org

The crisis in Gaza: how LWR is responding

Posted on 07. Aug, 2014 by .


There have been many times over the past six years that I have given thanks that I get to be part of the work of Lutheran World Relief. Most recently, I felt that way because of what is going on in Gaza. Like me, you’ve probably seen it play out on the news. Rising tensions between […]

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The Za’atari camp for Syrian refugees

What We’re Doing to Help Syrian Refugees

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .


By now, we’ve all heard about the crisis in Syria. It’s been dominating the news. In the past few days we’ve heard a lot about the political implications of interventions into the civil war that is now in its third year. But beneath the debates, beneath the possible scenarios and their possible consequences, there are […]

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Praying for Peace

Posted on 16. Nov, 2012 by .


As violence escalates between Israel and Palestine, LWR lifts up prayers for an end to the violence and for the safety our partners and all our brothers and sisters who are in harm’s way. We are monitoring the situation closely, in coordination with our partners in the ACT Alliance, and will plan to respond if […]

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