Daily Archives: April 24, 2011

Qasr Al-Yahud Easter Baptism Ceremony Assisted by IDF, Civil Administration

Last week, (Wednesday, April 20th), 3,000 Syriac Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, and Coptic pilgrims and bishops participated in a traditional baptism ceremony for the upcoming Easter holiday at the Qasr Al-Yahud baptism site in the Jordan Valley.  The pilgrims were accompanied … Continue reading

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Israeli Killed, Four Others Injured Near Joseph’s Tomb

An Israeli civilian was killed and four others injured after entering Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus without proper permits. Palestinian officials have notified Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) officials that the civilians were shot by a Palestinian policeman … Continue reading

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