christmas in bethlehem

COVID-19 and the Grinch that stole Israel's Christmas

Operators like are offering a Christmas Eve in Jerusalem and Bethlehem tour on December 24.


'Sad Christmas' as Bethlehem copes with COVID-19

Christmas celebrations have been limited to religious rituals due to the coronavirus.

Bethlehem’s Church of Nativity rebuilt in Minecraft

On Christmas Eve, Bethlehem’s Church of Nativity rebuilt in Minecraft

“With Israel being of major importance to multiple religions, it’s essential that people come to see the sites.”

The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III attends a Christmas service according to th

Tonight is Christmas – and the Israel Museum has a special display

The museum reveals a rare Eugolia token, believed to have been a souvenir for early Christians during their pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Palestinians light Christmas tree in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem,

How will Christmas be celebrated in Judea and Samaria?

The Administration will work to prevent crowding through police enforcement.

Palestinians light Christmas tree in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem,

Christmas in Bethlehem: Celebrations may be limited due to coronavirus

Christmas celebrations in the biblical town known as Jesus' birthplace are generally attended by thousands of people from across the globe.

Christmas festivities begin in Bethlehem in coordination with IDF

Coordination between various security agencies are designed to ensure and protect freedom of worship for all denominations in the city, while also maintaining security and order in the area.

Relic from Jesus' manger arrives in Bethlehem just in time for Christmas

Before its transfer to Bethlehem, the relic was put on display to the public at the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center, encased in a silver-colored ornamental table-top stand.

A Christmas tree is decorated in the Christian-majority neighbourhood of Hamidiyeh in Homs

Celebrating Christmas in the war-torn Middle East

The holiday offers little escape throughout the region and has been politicized in the Palestinian territories.

 Issa Kassissieh, wearing a Santa Claus costume, rides a camel during the annual Christmas tree dist

In Pictures: See how the Middle East celebrates Christmas

There might not be any snow, but that doesn't stop the Christians of the Middle East from celebrating in their own way.

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