easter in jerusalem

Easter
Easter, Good Friday celebrated in Jerusalem - watch

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

Christianity Jerusalem Israel
Pilgrims flock to Jerusalem to celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians waving palm fronds and branches, mark their Palm Sunday at Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

By REUTERS
01/04/2018
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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