Holy Land Tales

Mar
30

Holy Sepulcher: The Tomb of Jesus

Holy Sepulcher: The Tomb of Jesus By Georgette Loussi, a Tour Guide student. “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” In this exact holy site, we travel back in time to a moment of absolute greatness, holiness, a moment when all the prophecies of God [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Tales
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Mar
24

Coronavirus … Is there a moral? By Dr. Jihan Twemeh Nazzal, Director of Administration

Coronavirus ... Is there a moral? By Dr. Jihan Twemeh Nazzal, Director of Administration. Once upon a time ... but not too very long ago, life had another form, another taste, another color, another rhythm... At a glance, the world has changed - the features of the universe have changed - as this dreaded intercontinental [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Tales
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Mar
24

Palm Sunday: Resurrection is coming!

Palm Sunday: Resurrection is coming! By Daniel Aqleh, a Tour Guide student. Christians around the world celebrate Palm Sunday on March 28, 2021. On this Sunday that comes before Easter, we commemorate Jesus’s triumphant entry into the city of Jerusalem.  Thousands of people from all around the world join locals in walking the same path [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Tales
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Feb
05

No Phone Day: Connect with the Wilderness

No Phone Day: Connect with the Wilderness By Muhammad Khalil from Tuqu', a Tour Guide student. The phone has become a daily reality in our lives. A comfort that we resort to in order to experience our lost social life and in search of a friendly smile across continents. On the other hand, I sometimes [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Tales
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Jan
29

Hope rises from the ashes: BethBC in Moments of Crisis By Dr. Jack Sara

Hope rises from the ashes: BethBC in Moments of Crisis By Dr. Jack Sara Last Saturday, a church that meets over the Zoom platform invited me to speak for their weekly meeting. The church is based in Europe, but all the people are originally from Middle Eastern countries, and several of them are actually Palestinian. [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Tales
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Dec
15

Learning and Teaching in Bethlehem

Learning and Teaching in Bethlehem “I Wonder How Many Checkpoints Mary and Joseph Had to Go Through to Get to Bethlehem?” By AP (an ESL teacher volunteer at BethBC)   I came to stay at Bethlehem Bible College as a teacher of English, to be with the people of the College and the town of [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Tales
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Sep
24

The Star Bazaar: Helping the Marginalized While Generating Income for the College

Amira FarhoudAmira is the Communications Coordinator of Bethlehem Bible College. She is a committed Palestinian Christian who has a passion for writing about the intersection of faith and seeking justice for her fellow countrymen. To read more of her writings sign up for Bethlehem Bible College’s monthly newsletter.

By Amira Farhoud | Holy Land Tales
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Aug
31

A Pot in His Hands: Reaching out to Women During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Amira FarhoudAmira is the Communications Coordinator of Bethlehem Bible College. She is a committed Palestinian Christian who has a passion for writing about the intersection of faith and seeking justice for her fellow countrymen. To read more of her writings sign up for Bethlehem Bible College’s monthly newsletter.

By Amira Farhoud | Holy Land Tales
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Jul
09

The Sin of Annexation: A Palestinian Christian Perspective of the Israeli Annexation Plan

The Sin of Annexation: A Palestinian Christian Perspective of the Israeli Annexation Plan By Yousef AlKhouri Lecturer at Bethlehem Bible College   The Israeli government and its allies continue their plan to erase the Palestinian historical presence in the land of Palestine. The recently proposed plan to annex the remnant of the Palestinian territories of [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Tales
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May
14

Nakba: Resilience and Memory By Prof. Salim Munayer

Nakba: Resilience and Memory By Prof. Salim Munayer In the Palestinian collective memory, the month of May is a month where Palestinians remember the Nakba (‘catastrophe’ in Arabic). An ongoing catastrophe starting in 1948 with the expulsion of more than half of the population of Palestine, and continues today through harsh military occupation and systematic [...]
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