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Lee Yoder

Former Cairo Educator Keeps Watchful Eye on Egypt

When Dr. Lee M. Yoder ’63 first spotted the cover of the Feb. 28, 2011, edition of Time, he was astonished. Under the blazing headline “The Generation Changing the World,” he spotted a 23-year-old Egyptian college student he reca ...More

Jihan Al-Alaily in Tahrir Square

EMU Grad Gives First-Hand Account from Tahrir Square

EMU grad Jihan Al-Alaily was in Cairo’s Tahrir Square during the recent revolution. She received her MA in conflict transformation from EMU in 2002 where she studied as a Fulbright Scholar. She agreed to let EMU post these personal reflections on what she witnessed during recent weeks in Egypt. Dear Friends, Many thanks for the congratulations th ...More


Seminary Professor in Cairo during Protests

When Dr. Dorothy Jean Weaver, professor of New Testament at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, planned her sabbatical a year ago she intended to be teaching at the Evangelical Theological Seminary  in Cairo (ETSC) this week. In ...More