The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


LWF thanks churches

The Lutheran World Federation thanked member churches in April for helping Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem provide health-care services during a financial crisis that began when the Palestinian Authority hadn’t made $25 million in health-care payments as of the end of January. Those fees came from patients the authority referred to the LWF-run hospital during 2013. While the situation isn’t “fully resolved,” Eberhard Hitzler, director of the LWF Department for World Service, said the hospital has maintained key services in East Jerusalem.


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