Issa Saliba is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. He was born and raised in the Christian quarter of the old city of Jerusalem. He received his education in the United States and Canada and has led groups to the Holy Land for many years. He and his wife Eleanore reside in Oshawa, Ontario. Eleanore was born in Kitchener, Ontario and has lived in Collingwood, St. Catharines and Toronto. She holds degrees from Brock and Queens Universities and pursued a career in education as a primary and secondary school teacher and later as head of guidance at the Unionville School of the Arts. She has considerable travel experience in the Middle East. She and her husband have four grown children, five grand-children and two great grand-children. They are looking forward to sharing this journey with all who will join them.