Felt w/ Olive Wood Heart

Felt w/ Olive Wood Heart

$7.00

The heart symbol is often used to represent the centre of emotion, including affection and love. A perfect gift for any occasion to express your love for someone close to you. This lovely little heart is made from the wool of local sheep here in Bethlehem. Moreover, the wooden heart is made of locally sourced olive wood. As you might know, olive wood is the symbol of peace. Loving your neighbor is the part of the ultimat commandment given to us by Jesus. Love leads to peace. You could even add a little keychain and attach it to your handbag or hang it in your car.

Due to the nature of the felt and wood, availability of material and individual processes the product colour it may slightly differ from the picture posted. Also the sizes given are an average. The item you receive might be a little smaller or bigger etc.
For the approximate size and extra information of this product, please click on “description and additional information” below.

60 in stock

Description

The item is made by the wellknown L’Arche community in Bethlehem. Locally they are known as Ma’an lil-Hayat (Together for Life). It is a Bethlehem-based ministry serving the needs of people with developmental disabilities and celebrating their unique value and contribution.

Jean Vanier, a catholic Priest, founded L’Arche in 1964 when he hosted two men with disabilities in his own home. Consequenlty L’Arche is a multinational organization with a network of homes and programs for serving people with intellectual disabilities.
This organization has now grown to have 147 communities in 35 countries around the world. One of these communities in in Bethlehem.

It is the first of its kind in the Holy Land. Moreover they have become renowned for their effective work and genuine compassion for these often neglected members of society. Therefore L’Arche hopes to expand throughout the West Bank to serve where there is great need.
Ma’an lil-Hayat is the first and only wool-felting project in Palestine. Its products are made from the wool of sheep raised right here in Bethlehem.

Additional information

Weight 0.040 kg
Dimensions 6 × 6 cm

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