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Three Worlds Collide in 'Jerusalem,' the City and the Film
Originally Posted: 01/15/2014 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

When the producers of Jerusalem, a new movie for IMAX and other giant screen theaters, decided to approach the topic, they wanted to bring a fresh perspective to the long history. ...

At Christmas, Rare Collaboration to Restore an Ancient Church
Originally Posted: 12/23/2013 - 3:31pm | Type: Blog

In what some are calling the biggest miracle in Bethlehem since the birth of Jesus, the three churches that share responsibility for the Nativity church put aside centuries of tense relations this past year to ...

Dear President Obama: Do Not Visit Bethlehem’s Nativity Church
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 2:14pm | Type: Blog

I suggest that as the president enters the town, from Jerusalem I presume, that he takes a look to his right, and he will see the separation wall. It is hard to miss. It is that ugly concrete structure that gi ...

Christians Fighting Over Holy Places (Physically and Figuratively)
Originally Posted: 01/02/2012 - 11:49am | Type: Blog

The disturbing footage of the monks fighting in Bethlehem’s Nativity Church has been seen around the world. This is not the first time such a fight has erupted. The natural reaction any Christians should have ...

O Come Ye, O Come Ye to Bethlehem
Originally Posted: 11/28/2011 - 5:02pm | Type: Blog

What one quickly learns when visiting Bethlehem is that the political climate today is quite similar to the one that was prevailing during the time of Jesus. “O come ye, O come ye ...

Stepping Back from Bethlehem
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href=""></a>For much of the world, the heart of Bethlehem is found down a narr ...