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.
Among Jews, the hoopla surrounding the upcoming Passover holidays continues as it does every year. This, despite the seemingly unusual circumstances of celebrating our liberation while oppressing another people. Sad to say, however, our oppression of the Palestinian people has become the normal state of Jewish affairs. So why not write endlessly about Passover recipes and whether men have now taken on some of the Passover preparation? Read More >>
Entering Holy Week, many Christians of the Diocese of Jerusalem and from around the world participated in the traditional Palm Sunday procession. The event is one of the few large public Christian events of the Holy City. Read More >>
Christian culture sure does love talking about persecution, but there is one group of persecuted Christians that Evangelicalism doesn’t want you to know about: the persecuted Christians of Palestine. Dispensational theology that leads to the errant and blindly pro-Israel position (here’s why that’s unbiblical) has sadly led most of Evangelicalism to become so pro-Israel that it has become ... Read More >>
The inauguration of the Book Fair at the Terra Santa School in Bethlehem was held on Monday, March 23 (open to the public until Thursday, March 26). Thanks to school students stationed in key locations, the guests quickly found their way to the theatre. Read more >>
Thousands of Palestinians and internationals took to the streets of Bethlehem on Friday, winding past historic churches, refugee camps, and Israeli military infrastructure to compete in the third annual marathon hosted by the ancient Palestinian city. Read more >
On Wednesday, March 25th around 50 runners from Palestine and overseas met outside the Peace Center in Bethlehem for a hike from Wadi al M’khror in Beit Jala to Battir. The distance is about 7 KM from Bethlehem and it took around 2 hours. In Battir they visited the Battir Craft Factory, which sells handmade gifts, souvenirs and antiques, valley of Battir, irrigated gardens of the old center and viewed the Historic railway line connecting Jerusalem to Jafa. Read more >>
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