As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. The townspeople were proud of their ancient Christian heritage and lived at peace with. Book Title: Blood Brothers: The Dramatic Story of a Palestinian Christian Working for Peace in Israel. Author: Elias Chacour and David Hazard. Elias Chacour enjoyed a simple childhood in Biram, a small village in Galilee. School, church, and family met his needs and nurtured his soul, so he grew in the .

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Blood Brothers Summary & Study Guide

While I did like the intense and brutal action scene, I found the multiple pages of historical content a little overwhelming. Elias Chacour is just a small boy, when his family had close relationships with Jews in his community. Oct 10, Aaron H. You who live in the United States, if you are pro-Israel, on behalf of the Palestinian children I call unto you: The book Blood Brothers was a well written and insightful book.

May we give dignity back to the people and quit choosing sides. Elias Chacour grew up in Biram, a relatively small town in Galilee. Thanks mister Chacour for broadening, and changing, my perspective with your personal story. He attends various schools in an effort to make this peace. Melkite Greek Catholic Church. His story also offers a rare look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspective of those who were living in the land since before dlias Zionist movement.


This book helped me to look at many things in different perspective.

I never thought about Christians in Palestine before. I would like to build a link to this site of yours.

Blood Brothers Summary & Study Guide

He found his answer in the simple, haunting words of the Man of Galilee: Several people from my church started a Holy Land team and regularly visit Palestine. We do not need one more enemy, for God’s sake.

He felt a growing hopelessness and questioned his faith. Chacou offers you a gripping, true-life account of what really happened at the birth of modern Israel. It was jarring to read this.

Blood Brothers

Both books helped me to look at Jews elixs different perspective and also helped me to through away a chhacour bit of unrecognized discrimination in my mind. This book helped me understand the Palestinian side of the Middle East conflict in I learned that he was eventually appointed bishop over a large area of the Middle East. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Oct 10, John.

You just can feel the sting of the problem at hand.

Blood Brothers – Elias Chacour – Google Books

He was consecrated a bishop in the church of Saint Elias in Ibillin and his enthronement in the Chaciur Cathedral cbacour broadcast by the Melkite Ecumenical television station “Noursat” which originates in BeirutLebanon. Eventually, he had to face a large enemy in himself.

Trivia About Blood Brothers. Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour. Archived from the original on He has built schools, libraries, community centers, and youth clubs throughout Israel’s Galilee region, where he lives, as a source of reconciliation between Palestinians and Jews.


Regrettably, we often seek justice as the world does. Elias Chacourt is a Melkite Catholic priest and a Palestinian.

For him this means telling his personal story of occupation and oppression, while at the same time acknowledging and respecting the majority of Jewish citizens that also loathe violence and oppression. We often follow slias that is molded to fit our political or cultural views instead of shaping our political views based upon what Jesus taught.

And violence spread unchecked. Elias Chacour watched his family lose their home and several other things. Then I was saddened to read that he recently Jan.

It gave me background inform The book Blood Brothers was a well written and insightful book. In they announced their plan to surrender their mandate.

InPalestinian leaders called for a general strike, as they were losing power over their own homeland Elias Chacour enjoyed a simple childhood in Biram, a small village in Galilee.

Arturo has to read this for his English class, so I read it too. May 26, Matt Diaz rated it it was brrothers.