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Holy Sepulchre plans first renovation in generations

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.

Easter

Easter, Good Friday celebrated in Jerusalem - watch

The ceremonial lighting of the "holy fire" took place at the historic church.

West Bank attack

This week in 60 seconds: Terror after Passover comes to a close

Got a minute? Here's the week in review.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
20/04/2017
Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem

Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land

The holiday commemorates the date when Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead, three days after being crucified.

By REUTERS
16/04/2017
Worshipers in the Holy Sepulchre light candles with Holy Fire

Watch: Worshipers in the Holy Sepulchre light candles with Holy Fire

The Holy Fire is considered a miracle occurring every year on Holy Saturday.

By REUTERS
15/04/2017
Egypt terror

This week in 60 seconds: Christians under attack in Egypt

Got a minute? Here's the week in review.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
13/04/2017
Border Police officers in Jerusalem's Old City

Muslim and Jewish extremists barred from Old City during Passover

The police order will be in effect until the conclusion of the holiday.

Easter mass in Jerusalem

WATCH: Christians attend Easter mass in Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

Pilgrims and local Christians have been flocking to Jerusalem's Old City to celebrate Easter and Jesus' resurrection.

By REUTERS
27/03/2016
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