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.
Today, Bethlehem's chief economic sector is tourism which peaks during the Christmas season when Christian pilgrims throng to the Church of the Nativity. Read More >>
Bethlehem was an “on the way” place. You passed through Bethlehem because you were on the way to or from Jerusalem. Two thousand years ago there was not much there. Bethlehem was indeed a “little town” as described in the familiar Christmas carol by Phillips Brooks. Although well-known as the birthplace of King David, the town itself was home to perhaps 200 permanent residents. Read More >>
Eight British parliamentarians, members of the International Development Select Committee, met with the president of Bethlehem Bible College, Dr. Jack Sara, faculty members, and Father Jamal Khader of the Latin Patriarchate. Read More >>
The Church of the Holy Family Catholic parish suffered a serious attack by unknown assailants. Subsequently, there were many and heartfelt expressions of solidarity and sympathy by the Church and the local authorities.
Around midnight on February 26, the feast day of St. Porphyry, unidentified assailants placed an improvised explosive device in the Churchyard of the Holy Family Parish of the Latin Church in Gaza. Read more >>
Israel’s legislative branch, known as the Knesset, passed a controversial bill into law that defines 1948 Christians Palestinians as “non-Arabs”, Israeli media reported.
The new law – passed on Monday with a vote of 31 in favor and 6 against – for the first time differentiates Christian Palestinians from the rest of the Palestinian community, who had survived the 1947-48 ethnic cleansing by Zionist forces, and remained within the 1948 territories. Read more >>
“Unfortunately, music therapy is still underappreciated; too often children with disabilities are seen solely as beings to be nourished and looked after. But it’s not enough to feed the body, the soul needs it too. Through music therapy, I discovered how to nourish the souls of these children, how to make a child with autism smile, and this is priceless.” These are the words of Noubar, a young worker in Bethlehem, organiser of a music therapy course for students and professionals who work with children with disabilities. Read more >>
Faculty of Arts at Bethlehem University organizes an Art Exhibition under the title of ”The Human Being & The Place” in the Dr. Sansour Hall on Tuesday, March 25th and the exhibition will run until Friday, March 28th from 8AM to 5PM. Read more >>
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