Bethlehem http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Bethlehem en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 27 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:40:31 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652228/Holy-fire-ceremony-draws-thousands-in-Jerusalem.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652228/Holy-fire-ceremony-draws-thousands-in-Jerusalem.html The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:31:06 MDT Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650126/Winters-snowy-barrage-hammers-US-road-budgets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650126/Winters-snowy-barrage-hammers-US-road-budgets.html In Michigan's way-up-north Keweenaw Peninsula, where 200 inches of snow in a single season elicits barely a shrug, officials... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Kerry seeks movement in Israeli, Palestinian talks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641226/Kerry-seeks-movement-in-Israeli-Palestinian-talks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641226/Kerry-seeks-movement-in-Israeli-Palestinian-talks.html U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waded again into the nitty-gritty of faltering Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 06:28:55 MST US gives $75 million more in aid to Palestinians http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641227/US-gives-75-million-more-in-aid-to-Palestinians.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641227/US-gives-75-million-more-in-aid-to-Palestinians.html U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United State will provide an additional $75 million in aid to create Palestinian... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 06:17:10 MST Green paint splattered in 2 chapels at National Cathedral; woman arrested http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634950/Green-paint-splattered-in-2-chapels-at-National-Cathedral-woman-arrested.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634950/Green-paint-splattered-in-2-chapels-at-National-Cathedral-woman-arrested.html A woman was arrested Monday after green paint was found splattered inside two chapels at the Washington National Cathedral,... Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:12:25 MDT Christians in Holy Land, Mideast celebrate Easter http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625810/Christians-in-Holy-Land-Mideast-celebrate-Easter.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625810/Christians-in-Holy-Land-Mideast-celebrate-Easter.html Catholics and Protestants flocked to churches to celebrate Easter on Sunday in the Holy Land and across the broader Middle... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Obama ending Israel visit with symbolic stops http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625201/Obama-ending-Israel-visit-with-symbolic-stops.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625201/Obama-ending-Israel-visit-with-symbolic-stops.html Wrapping up a three day visit to Israel, President Barack Obama paid respects to its heroes and to victims of the Holocaust,... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 07:07:17 MDT Israel sends mixed signals on peace http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624916/Israel-sends-mixed-signals-on-peace.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624916/Israel-sends-mixed-signals-on-peace.html Ahead of the arrival of President Barack Obama on a high-profile Mideast mission, Israel's new government on Monday sent... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 23:12:49 MDT Palestinians unenthusiastic about Obama visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624846/Palestinians-unenthusiastic-about-Obama-visit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624846/Palestinians-unenthusiastic-about-Obama-visit.html President Barack Obama will find a disillusioned Palestinian public, skeptical about his commitment to promoting Mideast... Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:05:00 MDT At 60, Peeps more popular than ever http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624154/At-60-Peeps-more-popular-than-ever.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624154/At-60-Peeps-more-popular-than-ever.html It's Easter morning. A boy rouses his younger brother, and they run to the living room to find their baskets filled with... Fri, 08 Mar 2013 20:33:07 MST Old Catholic orders fading from Holy Land as nuns, monks age http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624022/Old-Catholic-orders-fading-from-Holy-Land-as-nuns-monks-age.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624022/Old-Catholic-orders-fading-from-Holy-Land-as-nuns-monks-age.html The nuns of Le Creche, the only orphanage in Bethlehem, have raised generations of children in this biblical town. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 23:20:25 MST Student sues over C+ grade http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622552/Student-sues-over-C-grade.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622552/Student-sues-over-C-grade.html Talk about grade inflation. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:13:50 MST Pope's Christmas message focuses on Mideast, China http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618660/Popes-Christmas-message-focuses-on-Mideast-China.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618660/Popes-Christmas-message-focuses-on-Mideast-China.html In his Christmas message to the world Tuesday, Pope Benedict XVI called for an end to the slaughter in Syria and for more... Tue, 25 Dec 2012 14:11:08 MST Thousands enjoy merry Christmas in Bethlehem http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618586/Thousands-enjoy-merry-Christmas-in-Bethlehem.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618586/Thousands-enjoy-merry-Christmas-in-Bethlehem.html Christians from the world over packed Manger Square in Bethlehem Monday to celebrate the birth of Jesus in the ancient West... Mon, 24 Dec 2012 13:24:02 MST In our opinion: Remembering the true meaning of Christmas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618542/Remembering-the-true-meaning-of-Christmas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618542/Remembering-the-true-meaning-of-Christmas.html And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. Mon, 24 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST New female mayor gears Bethlehem up for Christmas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618388/New-female-mayor-gears-Bethlehem-up-for-Christmas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618388/New-female-mayor-gears-Bethlehem-up-for-Christmas.html Bethlehem's first female mayor, Vera Baboun, can't walk through the main square of the biblical town without being stopped by... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:34:22 MST Jay Evensen: Christmas still offers hope amid sorrow http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618236/Christmas-still-offers-hope-amid-sorrow.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618236/Christmas-still-offers-hope-amid-sorrow.html Amid a sea of sorrow, manifest by wave after wave of visitors from different parts of the nation, Chip Carpenter, a police... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Pilgrims' progress: Religious tourism is growing despite a slow economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569008/Pilgrims-progress-Religious-tourism-is-growing-despite-a-slow-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569008/Pilgrims-progress-Religious-tourism-is-growing-despite-a-slow-economy.html Not even a global recession or a movement away from organized religion has stopped the growth of religious tourism. With... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 09:30:00 MST New Christmas carol 'Manger of Bethlehem' by LDS composer Rob Gardner gains popularity on YouTube (+ video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617744/New-Christmas-carol-Manger-of-Bethlehem-by-LDS-composer-Rob-Gardner-gains-popularity-on-YouTube-.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617744/New-Christmas-carol-Manger-of-Bethlehem-by-LDS-composer-Rob-Gardner-gains-popularity-on-YouTube-.html Latter-day Saint composer Rob Gardner recently released a new Christmas carol, "Manger of Bethlehem" which highlights his... Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Fund created in Utah helps educate Ethiopian girls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560906/Fund-created-in-Utah-helps-educate-Ethiopian-girls.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560906/Fund-created-in-Utah-helps-educate-Ethiopian-girls.html Children of Ethiopia Education Fund (COEEF) was created by Utahns in 2001 to help girls to go private schools. Sat, 18 Aug 2012 21:22:18 MDT Vai's View: Vai's View: Reid family receives support, strength at funeral http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595632/Vais-View-Reid-family-receives-support-strength-at-funeral.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595632/Vais-View-Reid-family-receives-support-strength-at-funeral.html My wife Keala and oldest son Landon represented our family at Garrett Reid's funeral Tuesday morning, as I am in London... Wed, 08 Aug 2012 14:55:16 MDT Andy Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595598/Andy-Reid-returns-to-Eagles-after-sons-funeral.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595598/Andy-Reid-returns-to-Eagles-after-sons-funeral.html Andy Reid returned to the Philadelphia Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son's funeral, saying it's "the right thing to do." Wed, 08 Aug 2012 12:59:38 MDT Eagles players fondly recall Garrett Reid http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595189/Eagles-players-fondly-recall-Garrett-Reid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595189/Eagles-players-fondly-recall-Garrett-Reid.html Garrett Reid was a "happy-go-lucky" guy who conquered drug addiction, loved being in the weight room and enjoyed making... Mon, 06 Aug 2012 23:06:53 MDT Aramaic language spoken by Jesus may be revived http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579768/Aramaic-language-spoken-by-Jesus-may-be-revived.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579768/Aramaic-language-spoken-by-Jesus-may-be-revived.html Christians living in several small villages have been working to revive the language by making a focused effort to teach it... Fri, 01 Jun 2012 04:00:00 MDT Israeli police arrest fly-in activists http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568836/Israeli-police-arrest-fly-in-activists.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568836/Israeli-police-arrest-fly-in-activists.html Israel deployed hundreds of police Sunday at its main airport to detain activists flying in to protest the country's... Sun, 15 Apr 2012 06:25:35 MDT Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566460/Christians-mark-Good-Friday-in-the-Holy-Land.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566460/Christians-mark-Good-Friday-in-the-Holy-Land.html Roman Catholics and Protestants in the Holy Land commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ Friday in prayers and... Fri, 06 Apr 2012 07:25:32 MDT Gulibon '4-peat' highlights Day 3 of PIAA tourney http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558477/Gulibon-4-peat-highlights-Day-3-of-PIAA-tourney.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558477/Gulibon-4-peat-highlights-Day-3-of-PIAA-tourney.html Thousands of fans inside the Giant Center stood and applauded as the final seconds ticked down on Jimmy Gulibon's final high... Sat, 10 Mar 2012 15:40:35 MST Palestinians to give Israelis deadline on talks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556278/Palestinians-to-give-Israelis-deadline-on-talks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556278/Palestinians-to-give-Israelis-deadline-on-talks.html Palestinian officials said Saturday they plan to give a deadline to Israel to accept ground rules for negotiations, and... Sat, 03 Mar 2012 10:35:16 MST Biblical gardens come back to life in Israel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765553452/Biblical-gardens-come-back-to-life-in-Israel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765553452/Biblical-gardens-come-back-to-life-in-Israel.html Thu, 23 Feb 2012 12:38:29 MST Jay Evensen: On second thought... http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211805/On-second-thought.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211805/On-second-thought.html Welcome to 2012, the year we finally get to begin the presidential campaigns for 2016. Mon, 02 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST Clergymen clash at Bethlehem birthplace of Jesus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210652/Clergymen-clash-at-Bethlehem-birthplace-of-Jesus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210652/Clergymen-clash-at-Bethlehem-birthplace-of-Jesus.html The annual cleaning of one of Christianity's holiest churches deteriorated into a brawl between rival clergy Wednesday, as... Wed, 28 Dec 2011 10:29:15 MST Nigerian blasts mar pope's plea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210100/Nigerian-blasts-mar-popes-plea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210100/Nigerian-blasts-mar-popes-plea.html Pope Benedict XVI issued pleas for peace to reign across the world during his traditional Christmas address Sunday. Sun, 25 Dec 2011 22:49:03 MST Nigerian blasts mar pope's Christmas peace appeal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210016/Nigerian-blasts-mar-popes-Christmas-peace-appeal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210016/Nigerian-blasts-mar-popes-Christmas-peace-appeal.html Pope Benedict XVI's Christmas plea for peace around the world was brutally ignored in Nigeria, where an explosion Sunday... Sun, 25 Dec 2011 07:45:21 MST Hundreds pack Bethlehem church for Christmas Mass http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210011/Hundreds-pack-Bethlehem-church-for-Christmas-Mass.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210011/Hundreds-pack-Bethlehem-church-for-Christmas-Mass.html Hundreds of Christian faithful, defying lashing rains and wind, filled the ancient Bethlehem church that marks Jesus'... Sun, 25 Dec 2011 02:55:48 MST Thousands enjoy merry Christmas in Bethlehem http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209831/Thousands-enjoy-merry-Christmas-in-Bethlehem.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209831/Thousands-enjoy-merry-Christmas-in-Bethlehem.html Tens of thousands of tourists and Christian pilgrims packed the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations... Sat, 24 Dec 2011 20:15:24 MST