The Bethany Project 2019
Students Meet Important World Leaders
On Friday, November 11th, 2016, principals, Russian teachers and students of the Orthodox School of Bethany for Girls and the Bethlehem School for Boys met Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, and Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) in the Russian Museum in Jericho. In the course of the meeting, new Russian books for Arabic students were presented by the Russian Humanitarian Mission.
School Trip to Russia
Charles, Prince of Wales, Visits the Russian Convent in Gethsemane
"On Friday, September 30, 2016, concluding his visit to Israel for the funeral of Shimon Peres, Prince Charles of Wales visited Gethsemane Russian Orthodox Convent. Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, greeted the royal guest at the gates of the convent and told him about the history and daily life of the monastery." (Synod.com)