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  12/11/2013, Tevet 8, 5774

Bethlehem Xmas Tour Not Open for Israelis?


Thousands of tourists are expected in Bethlehem for the holiday of Christmas. Several group are organizing tours of the city including Abraham Tours, which operates the Abraham Hostel in downtown Jerusalem. According to press material the visit in Bethlehem is "not available for Israeli passport holders."

Bethlehem is under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority since 1995.