Posts Tagged ‘bethlehem’

Drone over Bethlehem shows a near empty Nativity Church on Orthodox Christmas

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My Bethlehem Christmas

Last weekend I participated, virtually, in a Simulcast that joined Palestinian Christians in the beautiful Christmas church in Bethlehem, Palestine; several congregations in Philadelphia, USA; and over 500 online participants from several countries. The interdenominational service went back and forth in Arabic and English between both cities.  Mary Qamar Farah and Gregory Farah in 1944 […]

A not so merry Christmas this year in Bethlehem

It’s Christmas time in Palestine and all eyes are on Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.   The city’s Christmas trees are up and the streets of Bethlehem are covered in festive lights and decorations. To the ordinary person, things in Manger Square might seem normal, like any other Christmas. People are trickling in and out of […]

Has the Star of Bethlehem returned? Christmas Star for first time in 800 years on December 21

The Adoration of the Magi, 1450 by Giovanni di Paolo depicts the Star of Bethlehem – Alamy A phenomenon not seen for nearly 800 years will light up the sky next week. Two of the largest planets – Jupiter and Saturn – in the solar system will come together in “a great conjunction” right in […]

Jesus may not have been born in Bethlehem. Here’s why

THE CONVERSATION via AP — Every Christmas, a relatively small town in the West Bank comes center stage: Bethlehem. Jesus, according to some Christian biblical sources, was born in this town some two millennia ago. Yet the New Testament Gospels do not agree about the details of Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem. Some do not mention […]

Planets Align To Form ‘Star of Bethlehem’ This Winter Solstice

This year, as dusk gives way to darkness on the night of the  Winter Solstice  (December 21 st 2020), residents of the United States, the United Kingdom, and other nations across the Northern Hemisphere will bear witness to a highly unusual astronomical occurrence. Low in the southern sky on the longest night of the year, the […]

Star of Bethlehem Spectacular Alignment on December 21, 2020

December 6, 2020 written by Michelle WhitedoveDec 2, 2020 and posted on Patreon Dec 4th I want to share this again – Change is in the air. There’s Grand Cosmic Event shifting into place right now! Yes, as I’ve been saying for years we are coming into a time of great change for the Earth […]

Bethlehem health chief calls to cancel Christmas ceremonies amid COVID spike

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Did Augustus’ Royal Coins Lead the Magi from Parthia to Bethlehem?

One of the great mysteries of the New Testament is the Star of Bethlehem and the magi (the three kings or wise men) who “followed” the star to pay their respects to the newborn Jesus. Most historians date the birth of Jesus between 7 BC to 2 AD. Over time, astronomers and theologians theorized the […]

‘Bethlehem: beyond the wall’ exhibit comes to New York

Today, the road from Jerusalem to Bethlehem is marred with checkpoints and Israeli soldiers; imposing red signs warn travelers in Hebrew and English to turn around and return to Jerusalem, or enter Area A “at your own risk”. Less than 6 miles separate the two cities but for Palestinians travel between them is an arduous […]

Palestinian activists shut down Bethlehem meeting with US officials: ‘you are not welcome anymore!’

Palestinian activists shut down a meeting in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday between a delegation from the U.S. Consulate and Palestinian city officials, marking an escalation in the widening rift between Palestinians and the U.S. after Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December.  After activists interrupted the meeting with banners […]

Video: Palestinian protesters chase US diplomats out of Bethlehem meeting

Tamara Nassar Activism and BDS Beat 31 January 2018 This video shows Palestinian activists disrupting a meeting with a US diplomatic delegation at the chamber of commerce in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday, forcing the Americans to leave. The protesters carried banners and pictures of President Donald Trump and Vice President […]

Palestinian activists force US delegation out of Bethlehem event

A group of Palestinian activists stormed the hall of Palestinian Chamber of Commerce in occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday, forced US delegation to leave. The activists raised posters criticising the US’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and American policies towards the Palestinians. Head of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bethlehem Samir Hazboun […]

Palestinian activists kick out US envoy in Bethlehem

A group of Palestinian activists kicked out on Tuesday American envoy, who visited Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The activists entered the hall, where a meeting was held with Palestinian businessmen as part of the cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce and the US consulate in Jerusalem. Local sources said that the activists carried […]

Is Israel testing new types of tear gas in Bethlehem?

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Kurd Autonomy: Is it Kerry’s Plan B or Putin’s Plan A?

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : On March 17 delegates representing different ethnicities and nationalities–Kurds, Arabs, Assyrians, Syriacs, Turkomans, Armenians, Circassians and Chechen–along with representatives from the Syrian People’s Defense Units or YPG, and the YPJ womens’ defense units, declared a formal Federation of Northern Syria which would incorporate 250 miles of mostly Kurdish-held territory along […]

Italian students launch the “Studenti Contro Il Technion Campaign” to support BDS

The “Studenti Contro Il Technion” campaign On January 29th 168 Italian scholars from more than 50 universities signed a pledge calling on their institutions to cut ties with the Israel institute of Technology (Technion) in Haifa. The number has soared rapidly, topping 332 signatures last week. The petition follows similar endorsements by scholars and academic […]

Jewish terrorist forces targeting schools in Gaza

School shooting a near miss in Gaza On the 2nd of March at 2pm, Israeli occupation forces fired into Beit Dajan School, located in Shijaia, near the annexation wall. The students that were in the class when the occupation forces shot at the school Bilal Abu Asser was giving a lesson to his students when a […]

US approves extra $800m in military aid to ‘Israel’

Days of Palestine, Jerusalem -US Administration has approved extra $800m, paid by US tax payers, in military aid to Israeli occupation, Israeli Public Radio reported on Sunday. The new approval brings the total American assistance specified solely to military purposes to $4bn. The Israeli occupation uses its weapons to reinforce its racial regime in the […]

US approves extra $800m in military aid to ‘Israel’

Days of Palestine, Jerusalem -US Administration has approved extra $800m, paid by US tax payers, in military aid to Israeli occupation, Israeli Public Radio reported on Sunday. The new approval brings the total American assistance specified solely to military purposes to $4bn. The Israeli occupation uses its weapons to reinforce its racial regime in the […]

US approves extra $800m in military aid to ‘Israel’

Days of Palestine, Jerusalem -US Administration has approved extra $800m, paid by US tax payers, in military aid to Israeli occupation, Israeli Public Radio reported on Sunday. The new approval brings the total American assistance specified solely to military purposes to $4bn. The Israeli occupation uses its weapons to reinforce its racial regime in the […]

Occupation arrests 27 Palestinians in West Bank

Days of Palestine, West Bank –Israeli occupation forces arrested on Monday night at least 27 Palestinian citizens in different areas across occupied West Bank. Most of them were arrested from the small village of Silwad in the northeast of the main West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian Prisoner Centre (PPC) reported 13 Palestinians arrested from […]

How To Change The World In 3 Easy Steps

These seemingly disparate crises are not happening separately and accidentally. They are interrelated symptoms of our global civilisational paradigm, premised on fossil fuel-driven unlimited growth on a finite planet, through geopolitical alliances with autocratic, terror-toting — but oil-rich — regimes in the Muslim world. The acceleration of global crises, therefore, is not so much about […]

Will Israel’s policies fail of their own accord?

This is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page. With another New Year approaching and no positive movement on the ground, the word from the Israeli left, at least what remains of it, is foreboding. The indefatigable reporter, Amira Hass, is […]

Rubio’s neocon-establishment team bolstered by ‘Zionaire’ hedgefunder who denies existence of Palestine

Sen. Marco Rubio says he will be able to cancel the Iran Deal as president. “If I’m elected president of the U.S., we are going to cancel the deal on our first day in office.” And there’s some other news that underscores the senator’s support for Israel. The New York Times has an excellent story […]

X-mas in your brain: Danish researchers locate ‘Christmas spirit’ neuron network

The Danish team of scientists from Rigshospitalet, a hospital affiliated with Copenhagen University, studied 20 people. Ten participants were ethnic Danes who celebrate Christmas. The remaining ten who don’t celebrate the yuletide included Pakistani, Indian, Iraqi or Turkish expatriates and also people of Pakistani descent born in Denmark. The participants were shown 84 images, each […]

Falling apart: Role of Saudi-led ‘military alliance’ put to question as some members reject participation

     The international community has welcomed Saudi Arabia’s initiative to create a coalition against terrorism. However, its “military and ideological” role has been met with confusion even among members, some of whom didn’t know they were included. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia announced the creation of an ‘Islamic military alliance’ with a mission to fight terrorism. […]

US Coalition Grows, Russia Opens Two New Bases In Syria

Published  by Mint Press News in partnership with ShadowProof. Syria and Iraq _ Iraqi Prime Minister: Don’t send troops.   Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi : We did not ask any country to send foreign ground troops, and we will treat any sent as a hostile act. — PM Media Office (@IraqiPMO) December 3, 2015 _ Syria and […]

General Wesley Clark: ISIS Serves Interests Of US Allies Turkey And Saudi Arabia

“Let’s be very clear: ISIS is not just a terrorist organization; it is a Sunni terrorist organization. That means it blocks and targets Shi’a. And that means it’s serving the interests of Turkey and Saudi Arabia – even as it poses a threat to them.” – Retired Gen. Wesley Clark Former NATO […]

CBE to auction T-bills worth 7.5 bn EGP Sunday

The government, via the bank, will auction 91-day T-bills at 3 billion EGP ($38 million) and 273-day T-bills for 4.5 billion EGP ($57 million), the statement added. The CBE puts up T-bills for auctions twice weekly (on Sundays and Thursday) as an economic measure to fill the gap of the state’s 2015/2016 general budget deficit; […]

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