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.
At the end of Star Street in the Old City of Bethlehem, turquoise metal doors that are usually locked have been set wide open. In a cave-like interior, a group of women sits in the dim light on brightly colored pillows and sofas, discussing what it means to live as a woman in Palestinian society. Read More >>
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Saturday morning arrested Bishop Atallah Hanna during his participation in a march protesting the illegal seizure of a hospital building which is part of al-Baraka church, north of Hebron. Read More >>
BETHLEHEM - In a small old building made of Jerusalem stone, down an alleyway in the Old City of Bethlehem, a dozen local artists sit labouring over canvases, tracing delicate, winding lines that will eventually reveal the face of Jesus Christ in the style of traditional Orthodox portraiture. Read More >>
Israel is building a barrier around the West Bank. Now that I am living in Bethlehem, I am daily aware of the Wall’s presence, effects and consequences. And it’s meaning. So in this newsletter I will consider the Wall in more detail. There are several terms for this structure. The term used by the UN and by EAPPI is the ‘separation barrier’; some people call it ‘the apartheid wall’; the Israeli authorities call it the ‘security fence.’ Read more >>
I painted a section of the Israeli apartheid wall near Qalandiya checkpoint in the occupied West Bank with the colors of the rainbow flag. Later that night, some people from the community painted it over. Read more >>
In the wake of the arson perpetrated against the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves in Tabgha, many testimonials of solidarity flowed in. A large gathering of prayer and unity was held on Sunday 21 June 2015. Read more >>
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