Bethlehem Travel Newswire

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  1. US Consulate Releases Warning Due to Arab ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    The U.S. Consulate General is restricting the use of the Rachel's Tomb/300 checkpoint for personal travel between Jerusalem to Bethlehem for all U.S. citizen employees and their family members until Monday, May 1, 2017. This travel restriction also includes the areas surrounding the Jacir Palace and Paradise hotels.

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  2. Traveling the World with Our Blessed MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Catholic Digest

    May is Mary's month, during which Catholics around the world honor our Heavenly Mother with extra vigor and joy. A great way to take advantage of both the nice weather and our full hearts is to make a pilgrimage to one or more of the many shrines dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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  3. Gov't agency bans all tour groups from West Bank, then says it made a mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | The Times of Israel

    Illustrative: A tour bus with an advertisement encouraging tourists to travel to the West Bank settlement bloc of Gush Etzion. January 6, 2015.

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  4. Ancient sacred art resurrected in city of Jesus's birthRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 16 | Art Daily

    Foreign students of the Bethlehem Icon Center present the works executed during their course to be blessed by an archbishop, in the biblical West Bank city of Bethlehem on April 11, 2017. THOMAS COEX / AFP.

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  5. Ancient sacred art resurrected in city of Jesus's birthRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | Daily Monitor

    A partnership has also been formed with The Prince's School of Traditional Arts in London, allowing 10 Bethlehem students to earn a British diploma in iconography recognised worldwide. The centre has already achieved one particular point of pride: Knowles and three of his students have produced two icons for Lichfield Cathedral in Britain and are to complete a third next summer.

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  6. Students recreate stunning Christian related works of artRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Daily Mail

    Down a Bethlehem alleyway, sunlight illuminates a golden icon of the Virgin Mary and Jesus, signalling the revival of an ancient art being practiced in the workshop inside. The building near the Church of the Nativity - the site where Christians believe Jesus was born - houses a group of enthusiasts specializing in the sacred art of iconography.

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  7. Kathy Pacheco, aka Kitty Deverea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Well, this week's portrait is determined to help women gain back that confidence. Kathy Pacheco, aka Kitty Devereaux, is the co-producer and host of Sister Bear, a body-positive burlesque show for women.

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    Wednesday Apr 12 | New Vision

    The building near the Church of the Nativity -- the site where Christians believe Jesus was born -- houses a group of enthusiasts specialising in the sacred art of iconography. Bethlehem Icon Centre is a unique school in the Middle East, where students learn the historic art of Christian icon painting.

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    Wednesday Apr 12 | ABS-CBN News

    The Holy Land is a dream destination for anyone in the Christian faith. These celebrities had the opportunity to fulfill that dream and visited the place where Jesus Christ spent His life on Earth according to the Holy Bible.

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  10. Egyptian Copts Finally Fulfilling Dream of Traveling to JerusalemRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Pakistan Christian Post

    KOSHEH: March 29, 2017. For decades, merchant Refaat El-Sayeh, a Coptic Christian, wanted to see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and visit the Church of the Nativity in nearby Bethlehem.

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  11. Banksy helps to paint Tauranga redRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Owner of Oi YOU! George Shaw said he thought the Banksy pieces at Tauranga Art Gallery would bring people from around the North Island to Tauranga. 6 October 2016 Bay of Plenty Times Photograph by And New Zealand art enthusiasts won't have to leave the country or book a room in elusive street artist Banksy's Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem to see his work.

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  12. Egyptian Copts finally fulfilling 'dream' of traveling to JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Religion News Service

    Coptic Easter Sunday is celebrated in Al-Kosheh, Egypt, a Coptic Christian community on May 1, 2016. RNS photo by Fady Hadny AL-KOSHEH, Egypt For decades, merchant Refaat El-Sayeh, a Coptic Christian, wanted to see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, visit the Church of the Nativity in nearby Bethlehem - but mostly, he wanted to feel closer to God.

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  13. Journey Below The EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Daily News-Record reporter Tony Brown skirts around a pit as David Lucas, the Endless Caverns tour guide, crawls toward him to assist during a wild cave trip on Feb. 9. Mike Stewart, general manager at Endless Caverns, crawls through a small passage while caving in the wild section of the show cave on Feb. 9. Daily News-Record reporter Tony Brown, caver Jerry Bowen of Hagerstown, Md., tour guide David Lucas and Stewart light up the Blackburns Room during the cave trip. Brown poses with Stewart next to a highly decorated formation area - made up of stalagmites, stalactites, columns, drapery, flowstone and sodastraws - during the trip.

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  14. Palestinians Want Tourists to Spend Time on the West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Bloomberg

    And now a message from the Palestinian Authority: Walk in the footsteps of Jesus, enjoy some savory hummus and stuffed grape leaves, and please, please, please spend the night. If you squint, you might not see the watchtowers, barbed wire, and rifle-toting Israeli soldiers.

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  15. Banksy's West Bank hotel opens doors to first guestsRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Art Daily

    A receptionist checks bookings at the Walled-Off Hotel, Banksy's newly opened hotel, in the Israeli occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem, on March 20, 2017. HAZEM BADER / AFP.

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  16. Room at the Inn: Banksy's Walled Off Hotel welcomes its...Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | SFGate

    When is a hotel opening simultaneously a political statement and a work of art? When Bristol-based artist Banksy's guesthouse in Bethlehem receives its first guests. The Walled Off Hotel is just a stone's throw from the controversial separation wall which runs through the occupied West Bank.

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  17. Norwegians count their blessings in world's happiest nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Reuters

    Elisabeth Eines poses for a picture in Oslo, Norway March 20, 2017. 'We don't have to worry about stuff, if something bad will happen, we feel secure that we will be taken care of,' said Eines.

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  18. The Worst View In the World: Banksy Builds The Walled-Off Hotel Smack ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Common Dreams

    Citing his vision of "a three-storey cure for fanaticism, with limited car parking," the ever-brilliant Banksy has unveiled a secretly built, furiously felt, 10-room, colonially-themed Walled-Off Hote l hard by the Apartheid Wall in Bethlehem that wryly boasts "the worst view in the world" - ie Israeli gun towers, concrete walls, tangles of barbed wire and illegal settlements - and just 25 minutes of sunlight a day. Set amidst the rubble of Area C in the occupied West Bank, the hotel is aimed at both boosting a ravaged Palestinian economy and raising awareness among Israeli and foreign visitors of the Occupation's devastating effect on Palestinian lives.

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  19. Welcome to the world's weirdest art hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Now open, the West Banksy: Barbed wire on the wall opposite reception and the view from your room is an Israeli watchtower... welcome to the world's weirdest art hotel The opening of a hotel by elusive graffiti artist Banksy in the shadow of the controversial concrete and barbed wire wall that separates Israel from the Occupied Territories was always going to be an incendiary event. The British artist is, after all, as renowned for the provocative works that miraculously appear overnight on walls around the world as he is for slipping away before being spotted.

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  20. British Artist Banksy Opens A HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | PSFK

    The Walled Off hotel may sound utilitarian, even bleak. Its owner says it has "the worst view of any hotel in the world", while its 10 rooms get just 25 minutes of direct sunlight a day.

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