Reconnect the Human Family – Step by Step
A friend of mine has helped found Abraham’s Path (Masar Ibrahim al Khalil) This is a route of walking and cultural tourism, which follows the footsteps of Ibrahim or Abraham through the Middle East. Abraham/Ibrahim in some ways can be seen as the source code of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. So the story of Ibrahim’s/Abraham journey, which has been kept alive for some four thousand years in the landscape and memory of this region, records the origin of a spiritual tradition shared by more than three billion people in the world today.
By retracing this journey, the Masar (‘Path’ in Arabic) provides a place of meeting and connection for people of all faiths and cultures, inviting us to remember our common origins, to respect our cultural differences, and to recognize our shared humanity. The Masar also serves as a catalyst for sustainable tourism and economic development; a platform for the energy and idealism of young people; and a focus for positive media highlighting the rich culture and hospitable people of the Middle East.
Thanks to the generous welcome which has been extended by host communities along the way, the first walking sections of the Masar are now open to travelers: