Hag Sameach and Greetings to our Hebrew Catholic friends as they celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the first Hebrew Catholic community in Israel, Neve Shalom!
On This Day In Messianic Jewish History
11 February Bruno Hussar founds the Work of St James (Neve Shalom) 1955 and issues Statutes of the Association (1956)
Two related events in the history of Jewish believers in Yeshua, mark February 11. First, the granting of permission from the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem in 1956, and the following year, the publication of the Statutes of the Work of St James, in 1957. Both mark stages in the foundation of the community now known as Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam,the fulfillment of the vision of Hebrew Catholic Bruno Hussar.
“Waah-at i-sal-aam” / Ne-vé shal-om” is Arabic and Hebrew for Oasis of Peace: an intentional community jointly established by Jewish and Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel. The village is located midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
From A Christian Look at the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Bruno Hussar and the Foundation of “Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam” [footnotes omitted]
André Hussar was born in Egypt on…
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