Tag Archives: Christmas in Palestine

Catholic bishops slam Israel separation barrier

A group of eight Roman Catholic bishops from Europe and North America have promised to press their governments to take position against Israel’s separation barrier in the Israel-occupied Palestinian territory of the West Bank. PressTV | Jan 11, 2012 “In the Cremisan Valley we heard about legal struggles to protect local people’s lands and religious […]

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Farawna: “Palestinian Christians, Partners In Struggle, Pain And Captivity”

Monday January 07, 2013 12:55 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Former political prisoner, a Palestinian researcher specialized in detainee’s affairs, Abdul-Nasser Farawna, wished all Palestinian Christians a Merry Christmas and a happy new year, and stated that Palestinian Christians are partners in the struggle against the occupation, working with their Muslim brothers and […]

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Israel Still Ban Christmas Trees in Nazareth ~ by Jonathan Cook

By Jonathan Cook on 12/24/2012 | Sabbah Report The terror lurking in a Christmas tree Israel tries to ban non-Jewish celebrations Israel’s large Palestinian minority is often spoken of in terms of the threat it poses to the Jewish majority. Palestinian citizens’ reproductive rate constitutes a “demographic timebomb”, while their main political programme – Israel’s […]

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#Christmas in #Palestine | Bethlehem celebrates Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2012 | Maan News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Thousands of scouts, tourists and locals will celebrate Christmas Eve in the historic city of Bethlehem on Monday, gathering outside Nativity Church. The city has been decorated and a huge tree is standing in Manger Square, with thousands of colorful lights and a 150 centimeter […]

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Jerusalem Patriarch welcomes Christmas in Gaza mass

Maan News Agency | Dec 16, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem marked the beginning of Christmas celebrations in a church service in the Gaza Strip on Sunday. “Jesus knows the meaning of homelessness, murder and injustice, but the Christmas holiday is about peace, tolerance and justice,” Fuad Twal told the […]

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Christmas message from the mayor of Bethlehem

By Vera Baboun | Maan News Agency | Dec 16, 2012   In a silent and unique night that held the tidings of a glorious event, Jesus Christ was born in the manger of a humble grotto in the town of Bethlehem. The prophecy was fulfilled “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear […]

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Christmas in Palestine – Christmas tree lit in Bethlehem

Maan News Agency| Dec 16, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A giant Christmas tree was lit on Saturday evening in Bethlehem’s Manger Square marking the beginning of Christmas celebrations in the West Bank city. Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad attended the ceremony, along with the mayor of Bethlehem Vera Baboun, the governor Abdul-Fattah Hamayil, the […]

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Christmas in Palestine 2012 – in pictures

Last update Dec 22, 2012 Continuous updates of new photos during the Christmas 2012 Click on one of the photos to start a slideshow To Christian related news during the season will be continuously updates below this album More photography below the related news Special Topic | Zionist Crimes against Christianity Fact Sheet | Palestinian […]

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