Caritas Jerusalem

Posted by jean-paul | Charitable and Humanitarian Organizations | Tuesday 10 March 2015 8:39 am


 Caritas Jerusalem

            Caritas Jerusalem is a Jerusalem-based humanitarian/developmental organization representing the socio-pastoral services of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land.  It was founded in 1967 to respond to the humanitarian emergency that emerged in the aftermath of the Six-Day War.  Since its foundation, Caritas Jerusalem has grown and assumed increasing responsibilities, both in terms of its program-base and its operational capability.  Caritas Jerusalem is a member of Caritas Internationalis (CI).  CI is a confederation of 162 separate Caritas organizations operating in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

Address: Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center
P.O.B. 31426
9131302 Jerusalem
Tel: (02) 628 75 74
Tel.: (02) 627 53 10
Fax: (02) 628 84 21



General Director: Rev. Raed Abusahlia
Board of Directors: H.B. Fouad Twal, President
Most Rev. Moussa El-Hage
Most Rev. Grégoire Pierre Melki
Most Rev. Joseph Zerey
Rt Rev. Joseph Kélékian
Very Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M.
Executive Committee: Rev. Raed Abusahlia, General Director
Mrs. Claudette Habesch
Mr. Ibrahim Matar, Chair
Dr. Sobhy Makhoul, Vice Chair
Mr. Youssef Barakat
Rev. Feras Hejazin
Mr. Hratch Shahrikian, Secretary
Mr. Tony Tabban
Mr. André Batarseh, Treasurer
Loans Committee: Rev. Raed Abusahlia, General Director
Mrs. Claudette Habesch                              
Rev. Feras Hejazin
Mr. André Batarseh
Mr. Samer Salameh
Mr. Rami Hazzaz, Loan Administrator