Bethlehem

Alternativity review: Banksy joins Danny Boyle to make Bethlehem cool

The story of how Britain’s favourite artist teamed up with Britain’s favourite film director to put on a moving nativity play under the gaze of snipers in the West Bank<p>This is my second nativity play of the season. In some ways they’ve been similar – basically the same story, same night sky, same …

UK News

Bethlehem peace light arrives in Germany

The so-called peace light from the town of Bethlehem, the place of Jesus Christ's birth in the Bible, has arrived in Germany.

Germany

Not that far from Bethlehem: Homily for December 17, 2017, Gaudete Sunday

<b>Can you believe it?</b><p>We’re just a week away from Christmas.<p>For some of us, I know, that’s a cause for panic. Time to make that last trip to the mall, …

Christianity

This Town Drops a 400-pound Peep to Ring in the New Year

There are lots of weird things people drop on New Year’s Eve.<p>In Plymouth, Wisconsin, they drop cheese. In Mobile, Alabama, they drop a giant Moon Pie.<p>…

Holidays

WATCH LIVE: Protests over Jerusalem recognition continue in Bethlehem

Widespread protests have also emerged in Muslim majority countries such as Turkey and Lebanon.<p>Protests continue in the West Bank city of Bethlehem …

World News

A day in the life of 'routine' clashes in Bethlehem

Over the course of the three-hour-long riot, six Palestinians were injured related to inhaling tear gas.<p>Following noon prayers on Friday, a small …

World News

Palestinians switch off Christmas lights in Bethlehem in anti-Trump protest

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinians switched off Christmas lights at Jesus’ traditional birthplace in Bethlehem on Wednesday night in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.<p>A Christmas tree adorned with lights outside Bethlehem’s Church …

World News

Spare a thought for Bethlehem this Christmas as politics and tourism collide

As we approach the Christmas season, the Holy Land once again features in global headlines, but not as expected.<p>US President Donald Trump has told …

Donald Trump

IOF storms 2 schools south of Bethlehem

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Sunday broke into two schools in al-Khader town south of Bethlehem in the southern West …

West Bank

"Peace On Earth" & "Angels" by Banksy in Bethlehem

Share this article<p>StreetArtNews<br>• December 3, 2017<br>• 0<p>Banksy is back at his “Walled Off Hotel” to celebrate his Christmas with his latest festive …

Street Art

Bethlehem Museum Decorates Olive Tree to Reflect City’s Suffering under Israeli Occupation

03 Dec<p>9:03 AM<p>In a ceremony attended by a group of Palestinians and Internationals, under the initiative of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical …

Palestine

Heaven Has Come by Saddleback Worship on Apple Music

7 Songs<p>Preview<p>TITLE<p>TIME<p>1<p>Light Eternal<p>0:57<p>2<p>Heaven's Come (Joy to the World)<p>3:36<p>3<p>What Child Is This? (Noel)<p>4:25<p>4<p>O Little Town of Bethlehem<p>3:21<p>5<p>O Come …

Apple Music

Police accuse 4 Palestinian minors of attacking Israeli targets

The Israeli police on Monday announced that they have arrested four Palestinian children from Bethlehem city for allegedly throwing stones and …

Palestine

Rogers Waters to serenade Bethlehem Palestinians for Christmas

"We will show our unending support and solidarity with the Palestinian people, as they so bravely struggle."<p>The world's most famous BDS activist, …

Palestine

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Bethlehem, One Near Jenin

13 Nov<p>12:04 PM<p>Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians in Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and al-Walaja town, west of the …

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, Invade Towns Near Jenin And Summon Four Young Men For Interrogation

12 Nov<p>9:15 AM<p>Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, four Palestinians from the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, after the army invaded and …

West Bank

Machsom: mornings at Checkpoint 300

Checkpoint 300, or the Gilo Checkpoint, blocks the road between Bethlehem and Jerusalem for Palestinians. Since the 1990s, the checkpoint has evolved …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

The Siege Review and Pics: Palestinian Theater about Bethlehem Standoff

<i>The Siege</i>, a play dramatizing the 2002 siege by armed Palestinians of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, is in several ways the exact opposite …

Shooting Suspect Taken Into Custody After Police Standoff In Bethlehem

Police in Bethlehem have taken a shooting suspect into custody after a police standoff in the area prompted three nearby schools to go on lockdown, …

Policing

Israeli Colonists Pump Sewage Into Farmlands Near Bethlehem

26 Sep<p>1:35 AM<p>Several extremist Israeli colonists pumped, on Monday evening, sewage water into Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Khader town, …

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, Confiscate Tractors And A Car In Tubas

24 Sep<p>8:50 AM<p>Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, three villages and towns in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, searched many homes and …

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Eleven Palestinians In Qalqilia, Bethlehem And Hebron

24 Sep<p>12:40 PM<p>Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, eleven Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates of Qalqilia, Bethlehem …

West Bank

Israeli Soldiers Invade Bethlehem, Summon Two Palestinians For Interrogation

23 Sep<p>8:54 AM<p>Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, …

Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Bethlehem

18 Sep<p>6:21 AM<p>Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man near the northern entrance of Bethlehem city, in the …

West Bank

East Jerusalem man suspected of raping American tourist in Bethlehem

An East Jerusalem resident has been arrested on suspicion of raping an American tourist who was volunteering with him in an orphanage in the West …

Jerusalem

Illegal settlers attack Palestinian elementary school near Bethlehem | Palestine News Today

<b>BETHLEHEM, PALESTINOW.COM —</b> Israeli settlers attacked, on Monday, the newly rebuilt Jeb al-Theeb elementary school, near Bethlehem in the West Bank, …

Education

Settlers Attack Children’s School near Bethlehem

11 Sep<p>8:43 PM<p>Israeli settlers attacked, on Monday, the newly rebuilt Jeb al-Theeb elementary school, near Bethlehem in the West Bank, but were …

Education

Israel Transfers Corpses Of Two Slain Palestinians Back To Their Families

09 Sep<p>1:28 AM<p>The Israeli military transferred, Friday, the corpses of two Palestinians, who were shot dead by army fire last month, in Tulkarem and …

West Bank

Male carrying baby squirrel bites Bethlehem cop, gets Tased, witnesses say (PHOTOS)

Two police officers were taken for treatment after the perpetrator resisted arrest, witnesses said.<b>UPDATE: Baby squirrel possibly a burglary ploy,</b> …

Policing

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

24 Aug<p>10:13 AM<p>Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many homes in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin, violently …

West Bank