Tag Archives: Christians

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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Civil Administration Organizes Epiphany Ceremony for Christian Pilgrims

Last Tuesday (January 18), the Christian holiday of Epiphany was celebrated by thousands at the Qasr Al-Yahud baptism site in the Jordan Valley. The site is widely considered by Christians to be the place where Jesus was once baptized by … Continue reading

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IDF and COGAT to Make Accommodations for Christian Palestinians During the Christmas Holiday, 18 Dec 2010

In light of the upcoming Christmas Holiday, the IDF and Civil Administration are making a number of goodwill gestures, beginning Sunday December 19th, 2010, for the benefit of the Palestinian population in the Judea and Samaria region. These measures were decided in … Continue reading

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