Arab Israeli Conflict
Middle East News
Hi Tech News
The holiday commemorates the date when Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead, three days after being crucified.
The Holy Fire is considered a miracle occurring every year on Holy Saturday.
Various sects connected to the historic Jerusalem church, fraught with long-standing conflict, have agreed that renovations are necessary at the site where many believe Jesus was buried.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The ceremonial lighting of the "holy fire" took place at the historic church.
The police order will be in effect until the conclusion of the holiday.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Over 130,000 travelers help normalize tourism industry following precipitous drop after Operation Protective Edge.
As thousands of Christians from around the world made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem’s Old City on a sunny Easter Sunday afternoon, many expressed awe of being so close to history.
Thousands of officers to patrol densely populated religious events in Old City
Orthodox Christians waving palm fronds and branches, mark their Palm Sunday at Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Jerusalem is heaving with Christian pilgrims from around the world this weekend for the Christian festival of Easter.
By Camilla Schick
Masses retrace route Jesus took along Via Dolorosa to his crucifixion in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
All are aware of what time of the year it is. All speak about preparing for Passover, but none conclusively identifies the occasion.
By RAYMOND APPLE
Please insert a valid email address