The schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) have been providing excellent education for students in Palestinian communities since 1851 – regardless of gender, race, religion, or ability to pay. They were the first schools in the region to teach girls, and women’s rights, along with mutual understanding, democratic values and, of course, holistic, academic excellence are among their goals. Christians and Muslims learn side by side how to live with one another with tolerance and friendship.
The schools teach English from Kindergarten through the 12th grade, equipping students for dialogue with international partners and expanding their opportunities for college and careers. Through the ELCJHL Libraries Project, we invite you to accompany teachers in the Holy Land as they build libraries that foster a love of language and learning right from the start. A great book has the power to open a world of possibilities!
This project allows you to purchase books from a list of books developed by the ELCJHL teachers. The students, teachers and parents thank you for building up their libraries and their education!