Easter

During the coronavirus outbreak, there are no exceptions to the rules

This applies equally to all religions with no exemptions, including Jews celebrating Passover, Christians celebrating Easter and Muslims observing Ramadan. Everyone.

By MICAH D. HALPERN
13/04/2020
Salam Al Bandak works with children during an outdoor workshop.
Palestinian woman creates Easter workshops amid coronavirus lockdown

Bethlehem artist uses internet to teach families how to make holiday decorations

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
13/04/2020
Ahead of Easter, pope urges Christians to be 'messengers of life'

In countries around the world Catholics followed the papal service or Masses said by priests in their own empty churches and broadcast on television or over the internet.

By REUTERS
11/04/2020
Members of the "Psalm 100" evangelical church, dressed as angels and holding placards making referen
Empty churches, food drives, Easter weekend in coronavirus-hit US starts

"Now is no time to back off," Fauci told CNN on Friday. "The virus will decide" when the country can begin to reopen.

By REUTERS
11/04/2020
Storm clouds pass over a Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 14, 2018
Coronavirus: A holdout of US churches defy warnings for Easter

"Satan and a virus will not stop us," said the Reverend Tony Spell. "God will shield us from all harm and sickness."

By REUTERS
10/04/2020
On Good Friday, Jerusalem archbishop urges prayers against coronavirus

Jerusalem residents are locked down in their homes for all but essential activities, which do not include religious ceremonies.

By REUTERS
10/04/2020
A worshippers stands in front of the closed entrance door of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jer
Holy Week in the Holy Land: Easter in Jerusalem amid coronavirus

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is closed to the public for the first time in nearly seven centuries

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
10/04/2020
Netanyahu, Pompeo talk Iran and coronavirus

According to the Prime Minister's Office, Pompeo wished Netanyahu a happy Passover, and Netanyahu wished Pompeo a happy Easter.

Easter
Holy Week ceremonies in Jerusalem to proceed in limited format

Eastern Orthodox churches will still receive Holy Fire from Jerusalem.

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; raids safe house

Israel recommends citizens leave island, refrain from visiting.

By REUTERS , HERB KEINON
28/04/2019
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