In Jerusalem

Festive events in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Nazareth

Christmas in the holy city.

Christmas celebrations in Nazareth, Dec.  2012.
Photo by: REUTERS
With dozens of churches scattered throughout the Old City’s Christian Quarter, including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion, the Tomb of the Virgin on Mount of Olives and the Garden Tomb just outside the Old City, there are many Christmas services for tourists and visitors from which to choose, including in different languages.

The magical neighborhood of Ein Kerem also offers a number of monasteries, as well as the Church of John the Baptist for Christmas prayer.

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