On 11 December, TIPH joined the celebration in the Ibrahimi Mosque/Cave of Machpela
Large number of people came to Ibrahimi Mosque/Cave of Machpela, IM/CM, on Sunday to celebrate the Birth of the Prophet. The day was one of the days when the IM/CM exclusively is open for Muslims.
TIPH Head of Mission, Mr. Einar Johnsen took part in a ceremony after the noon prayers together with Mr. Kamel Hemeid, Governor of Hebron, Dr. Daoud Zatari, Mayor of Hebron, and Yusuf Ida’is, Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs.
In cooperation with Hebron’s Awqaf, and with the support of Palestinian Red Crescent, TIPH Community Relations Officers handed out 250 kilo sweets to the visitors in the mosque.