Welcome to obethlehem.com; we are a group of native Christians from different denominations in the Holy Land. We are not affiliated with any religious or political institution. Our mission focuses on supporting the Christian Community in the Holy Land in response to the growing regional Israeli-Palestinian conflict and decline of the Christian minority. We support the Christian minority in the holy land through creating jobs for the youth, supporting the local artisans in Bethlehem District, and promoting tourism industry in Bethlehem.
Obethlehem is the virtual gateway to religious, historic and modern-day Bethlehem in Holy Land. It offers a comprehensive experience of today’s vital, fascinating urban center, providing unique religious, social and tourism services and bringing the Bethlehem experience to those who seek it.
At Obethlehem.com all you need to know about the people, major attractions, churches, culture and history of Bethlehem; the birthplace of the lord Jesus Christ and much more.
As usual on Sundays, the Pope was seen from the window of his residence at the Vatican on 9 November 2014, in order to greet faithful and pilgrims coming in large numbers to recite together the Angelus and to listen to the short meditation. This Sunday coincided with the 25th anniversary of the bringing down the Wall of Berlin, hence how not to think of the Wall built by Israel separating the Palestinian Territories? Read More >>
The situation in Jerusalem is still very tense and fears of a third Intifada are there. At the center of this hot reality, what is the vocation of the Church in the Holy Land? Roberto Piermarini asked Fr David Neuhaus, Patriarchal Vicar for Hebrew-speaking Catholics, in an interview with Radio Vatican. Read More >>
The final document approved at the conclusion of the Conference on Christians and "Arab Springs", organized on 22 and 23 November in Amman, by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Al-Quds Center for Political Studies is called "Amman Declaration". Read More >>
Several Christian refugees from the city of Mosul reveal that they have been blackmailed by self-styled militants of the Islamic State, who have threatened to blow up their houses from which they were forced to flee if they are not willing to promptly pay a sum of money. Read more >>
Pope Francis and Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on Sunday issued a rare joint plea against anti-Christian violence, saying the world cannot stand by and allow "a Middle East without Christians." Read more >>
On Wednesday, November 19, Religious Leaders of Jerusalem: Christians, Muslims, Druze, visited the synagogue, which was the target of a vicious attack the day before. Four Jews and an Israeli police officer were killed. The visit to the Jewish community was a sign of solidarity and an appeal to the people of the Holy Land and the world to promote peace and freedom of religion. Read more >>
As I woke up to heavy rain and severe wind storms in one of the highest mountain regions in Palestine, I gave glory to God to be alive for another day and continue to keep my hope that all people of this region will learn to love humanity. The only good thing about the dense fog in front of me is that I could not see the illegal Israeli settlement outside my kitchen window. Read More >>
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