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 the Family Synod has wound up, Pope Francis seized the opportunity of the presence in Rome of a large number of Cardinals to hold on Monday 20 October a consistory on the Middle East. Aside from the Cardinals, Patriarchs of Eastern Churches and Latin Dioceses of the East, were also present in order to share their concerns and to suggest platforms to overcome the crisis. Read More >>
"My homeland is not a suitcase and I am not a traveler," wrote Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish.
But for many Palestinians living in the besieged homeland, the right to movement guaranteed in the University Declaration of Human Rights (Article 13) is just ink on paper. Read More >>
At the heart of today’s burning issues in the region, Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land (Israel and Palestine), feel threatened, directly or indirectly, in many ways. How many of these Christians are there? Why did they emigrate in the past? And why are they still emigrating today? Read More >>
There are already at least seven hundred Christian families from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain living as refugees in makeshift housing and accommodation in Baghdad, after being forced to leave their homes due to the offensive of the jihadist Islamic State (IS). Read more >>
Christians gave their own contribution to the building of Arab civilization. This is also why the forced displacement of the indigenous Christian communities in the Middle East is a serious problem, which must be curbed in any way... Read more >>
As the civil war in Syria continues its fourth year, Christians who remain in the country’s capital are finding it harder just to get by – even with the help of the Maronite local Church. Read more >>
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Fouad Twal, is very concerned about the outbreak of violence and the rapid deterioration of the situation in Jerusalem. He calls for an immediate return to calm and to search for effective solutions to preserve the sanctity of this Holy City “three times” holy. Read More >>
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