Haj Ibrahim Abu El-Hawa is an Arab Muslim who has been involved in peace and reconciliation efforts for more than 30 years. He is known as is the “ambassador of goodwill” from the Mount of Olives, where he and his wife Naima welcome international peace activists of all faiths throughout the year to their home, “Ibrahim’s Peace House”. He comes from a long line of community elders who have lived on the Mount of Olives since the days of the (7th Century).
He travels widely sharing the message that peace is possible between Israelis and Palestinians. Melting people’s hearts and dissolving any reservations with sheer generosity of spirit. Haj Ibrahim represents Islam at events at the Jerusalem Municipality.