From Bethlehem to Tel Aviv, Here’s What Christmas in the Holy Land Looks Like

The acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Pierbattista Pizzaballa  led Christmas Eve Midnight Mass on Tuesday in the Church of Nativity, believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus.

The mass in the West Bank town of Bethlehem attracted hundreds of tourists from around the world and was also attended by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh.

– Christmas