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Chapel of the Shepherd's Field

Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow

February 19th 2017
After much research and anticipation, the day of my Bethlehem excursion had arrived. I like the shepherds and wisemen before me would be making my way to the place where Jesus was born. I had gotten good advice from my fellow pilgrims about what to expect and what bus to take. The bus, since it would be going into the Palestinian territory, would leave from the Arab bus station just outside of th ... read more
Middle East » Israel » West Bank » Bethlehem

Israeli Flag Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more
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