We Belong to the Land

  • The Story of a Palestinian Israeli Who Lives for Peace and Reconciliation

  • by Elias Chacour, Mary E. Jensen

  • 232 pages,

  • Paperback | 9780268019631 | March 2001

  • eBook (PDF) | 9780268077082 | November 2015

  • eBook (EPUB) | 9780268077099 | November 2015

  • The Erma Konya Kess Lives of the Just and Virtuous Series


Nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, world-renowned Palestinian priest, Elias Chacour, narrates the gripping story of his life spent working to achieve peace and reconciliation among Israeli Jews, Christians, and Muslims. From the destruction of his boyhood village and his work as a priest in Galilee to his efforts to build school, libraries, and summer camps for children of all religions, this peacemaker’s moving story brings hope to one of the most complex struggles of our time.