Bethlehem Does Christmas

By Tatiana Guertin on
For the first time in eight years, Bethlehem will calmly celebrate Christmas. The Palestinian city is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus. Historically millions of tourists have visited Bethlehem every year on a pilgrimage to see the birthplace of Christ, but since the second Palestinian Intifada broke out in September of 2000, the numbers of tourists willing to make the dangerous trip has decreased sharply.This year Palestinian officials report that 1.3 million tourists have already...Read Full Story