Experts

We offer here a list of experts on Holy Land issues that can be contacted by the press for information and inquiries. The list will continuously be updated in order to cover different fields from different perspectives.

–          Father David Neuhaus SJ, Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Hebrew speaking Catholics in Israel and Coordinator of the Pastoral among Migrants

Fields of expertise:
Hebrew speaking Catholics
Migrants and Asylum Seekers
Bible and Holy Land
Interreligious relations in the Holy Land
Languages: English, Arabic, Hebrew, French, Italian
contact: neuhaussj@gmail.com

–          Father Jamal Khader, Rector of the Latin Patriarchate Seminary in Beit Jala

Fields of expertise:
Interreligious dialogue
Kairos Palestine
Palestinian Christians
Languages: English, Arabic, French, Italian
Contact: jkhader@latinseminary.org

–          Ms. Marie Armelle Beaulieu, Editor of Terre Sainte Magazine (Holy Land Review in French) and Chief Communication officer of the Custody of the Holy Land

Fields of expertise:
Custody of the Holy Land Past and Present
Holy Sepulcher
Christians and Churches of the Holy Land
Languages: English, French
Contact:mabeaulieu@gmail.com

–          Ms. Myriam Ambroselli, Director of the Media Office at the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Fields of expertise:
Shrines of the Holy Land
Pilgrimages
Church and Biblical History
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Contact: meo@lpj.org

–          Mr. Yusef Daher, Executive Secretary of the Jerusalem Inter-Church Center

Fields of expertise:
Ecumenism
Jerusalem issues
Demography
Political issues
Pilgrimage and tourism
Palestinian Christians
Churches and Church related organizations
Languages: English, Arabic
Contact:yusefdaher@yahoo.com

 

–          Wadie Abunassar Director of Committee for Information at the            Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land

Fields of expertise:
Christians in Middle East
Middle Eastern politics with focus on Israeli and Palestinian issues
Palestinians in Israel
Languages: Arabic, Hebrew and English
Contact: wadie.abunassar@gmail.com

–          Mr. Firas Abedrabbo, Media Office at the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Responsible for the Arabic language section

Fields of expertise:

Legal issues
Palestinian Christians
Languages: English, Arabic, French
Contact: firassd@hotmail.com

–     Sami El Yousef, Director of Pontifical Mission

Fields of expertise:
Gaza
Pontifical support in Palestine
Church
Education
Languages: Arabic, English
Contact:sami@pmp.co.il

–      Xavier Abu Eid, Negotiations Affairs Department in Palestine

Fields of expertise:
Media
Politics
Cremisan affair
Languages: Arabic,  English,Spanish
Contact:xabueid@gmail.com , xabueid@nad-nsu.ps