The installation -- which shows Joseph, Mary and baby Jesus in front of a bullet-scarred concrete wall -- is on display at the artist's hotel in Bethlehem.
Mr. Vice President: As you celebrate Christmas with your family and listen to the gospel story of the birth of Jesus, I hope
This Bethlehem is a fundraising project for a local school playground.
This sheep stole the show (and baby Jesus).
Many were left wondering what was going on with Trump’s speech during his statement on Bethlehem.
Both bought tickets at the same time, but one won much more than the other.
My family and I made our first journey to the Holy Land in 2015 and spent Christmas in Bethlehem, where, for Christians, it all began. Many picture Bethlehem as it is romantically depicted on Christmas cards: sweet, clean, calm. What I found, however, was different.
We should not allow the Christmas story to be stripped of its humanity or cleansed of its muck and grime. Its power is in its reality that should serve to focus our attention on our responsibility to see in the birth of Jesus: the faces of the outcasts for whom there is no room in the inn; the wretched of the earth for whom there is no comfort; and the frightened exiles who seek only safety and refuge. It is only when we do not avert our glance from these reminders that we can understand the story and spirit of Christmas.
And let us stand us stand together with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom, supporting the boycott of Israel until justice in the Holy Land is achieved.