Number of coronavirus cases in PA rises to 30

PA reports new case of coronavirus in Bethlehem, bringing the total number of cases to 30.Elad Benari, 3/11/2020, 5:31 AM

Number of coronavirus cases in PA rises to 26

PA “health ministry” reports new case of novel coronavirus in the city of Bethlehem.Elad Benari, 3/10/2020, 3:05 AM

Despite closure, Bethlehem doctors arrive at work

Areas under PA control closed due to coronavirus but doctors, nurses allowed through to work in Israel's hospitals.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/9/2020, 2:58 PM

Number of coronavirus cases in PA rises to 19

PA “ministry of health” says the number of people who have been infected with Coronavirus in Bethlehem has risen to 19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2020, 6:50 AM

PA confirms 9 more cases of coronavirus

Nine more people test positive for coronavirus in Bethlehem.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/6/2020, 9:47 PM

Bennett closes Bethlehem over Coronavirus outbreak

Defense Minister bans Israels, PA Arabs from entering, leaving Bethlehem after 7 cases of Coronavirus discovered in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 10:40 PM

Coronavirus comes to the Palestinian Authority

PA media reports that 4 guests at hotel near Bethlehem were found to be carrying the virus. All hotel employees placed in quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 10:24 AM

A lapse of French etiquette

Emmanuel Macron and his sudden flare-up against Israeli security personnel, at the entrance to Saint Anne’s church in Jerusalem, was out of place - or was it not?  Jack Engelhard, 1/24/2020, 8:33 AM

Jeopardy! says question on Bethlehem church shouldn't have aired

Popular television game show says question which caused uproar among pro-PA supporters was included in broadcast in error.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2020, 4:33 AM

Which came first – Jeopardy or ‘Palestinians’?

Where is the Church of the Nativity located, did you say? Jeopardy knows the right answer, but the truth stirred the PA hornets' nest. Jack Engelhard, 1/13/2020, 4:03 PM

Jeopardy game show refuses to accept 'Palestine'

Popular show marks down 'Palestine' as answer for location of Church of the Nativity, accepts 'Israel' & angers pro-Palestinian activistsGary Willig, 1/12/2020, 8:38 AM

Old wine in new bottles: Today's replacement theology

The attempt to dejudaize Jesus is not new. It forms part of replacement theology formulated by the Nazis to justify the hatred of Jews which ended with the Holocaust. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 1/1/2020, 6:47 AM

Lies Palestinians tell at Christmas

One fable is that they are trapped in Bethlehem behind walls and checkpoints. Yet the Christian population has fallen dramatically while the Muslim one has increased exponentially! It’s a checkpoint where Christians leave and Muslims enter. Barry Shaw, 12/24/2019, 5:48 PM

Evangelical leader: PA would ban Jesus from Bethlehem

Laurie Cardoza-Moore slams PA for claiming Jesus was a Palestinian when New Testament, history record he was Jewish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 10:48 PM

IDF soldier injured during Bethlehem operation

Arab rioters shoot fireworks, hurl stones at Israeli troops during operation in Bethlehem, injuring one soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 8:25 AM

Bethlehem Nativity Church no longer 'endangered'

UNESCO removes Church of the Nativity from list of endangered heritage sites following renovationsAFP, 7/2/2019, 8:22 PM

Report: 1 killed during clashes with IDF south of Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority claims 1 killed, 3 wounded by IDF fire as Arab rioters clash with Israeli security personnel near Bethlehem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 11:28 AM

Rock terrorism: Arab killed by IDF fire

IDF soldier opens fire after rocks thrown at Israeli vehicles. One Arab killed, three wounded.Elad Benari, 3/21/2019, 12:44 AM

Palestinian Arab Bethlehem is at war with Christians and Jews

When Bethlehem was turned over to the Palestinian Authority, the number of Christians soon plummeted from being 80 percent of the population in 1995. Now it is just 20 percent. What happened? Giulio Meotti, 12/26/2018, 2:55 PM

Arab rioters clash with IDF forces near Bethlehem

Rioters hurl firebombs, pipebombs, and stones at Israeli security forces south of Jerusalem.Orly Harari, 11/20/2018, 8:16 AM

IDF soldier lightly injured near Bethlehem

During operation, dozens of Arabs attack soldiers and throw rocks at them. Soldiers respond with live fire and crowd dispersal measures.Ido Ben Porat, 9/30/2018, 8:18 AM

Sightless in Bethlehem

It looks like a new generation is taking up where Thomas Friedman left off in the department of creative autobiographical writing and Israel-bashing.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 9/13/2018, 9:59 AM

Palestinian Arab killed in clashes in Bethlehem

Clashes break out during an arrest operation in Deheishe, south of BethlehemArutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 7:13 AM

Hamas-linked cell nabbed following Jerusalem infiltrations

Six suspects arrested following breaches of Jerusalem-area security fence. Bombs, knives found in raid.David Rosenberg, 6/21/2018, 3:30 PM

Watch: Security forces charge at terrorist

IDF lookout identifies terrorist who opened fire at checkpoint near Bethlehem, helping Border Police capture him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2018, 11:04 AM

'Christians flee PA oppression'

Islam expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera explains how Christians went from 85% of Bethlehem's population before Oslo to under 10% today.Eliran Baruch, 3/28/2018, 8:57 PM

Female terrorist arrested near Bethlehem

Police subdue terrorist and find knife in her bag. Terrorist arrested and taken for questioning.Ido Ben Porat, 3/1/2018, 2:20 PM

Pipe bomb found in Arab town

IDF finds pipe bomb in Bethlehem, arrest 16 suspected terrorists.Arutz Sheva, 2/19/2018, 9:20 AM

PA issues weak condemnation of Bethlehem incident

Abbas's bureau condemns attack on American vehicle in Bethlehem but does not promise to find the perpetrators.Dalit Halevi, 1/31/2018, 12:07 AM

Rioters vandalize US diplomatic vehicle in Bethlehem

PA rioters disrupt marketing workshop featuring US speaker accompanied by consular security personnel, attacking vehicle as it speeds off.Tal Polon, 1/30/2018, 4:50 PM

Trump, Pence tried, hanged in effigy in Bethlehem

Fatah activists hold mock 'trial' of US president, vice president in Bethlehem before hanging the leaders in effigy.David Rosenberg, 1/30/2018, 8:30 AM

Senior PA security official arrested after anti-Trump riot

Former senior PA security official arrested after organizing illegal demonstration, clashing with police near Rachel's TombDavid Rosenberg, 1/2/2018, 12:57 PM

The night the UNRWA stole Xmas

There is a new version of the story of the beginning of Christianity, author UNRWA. David Bedein, 12/24/2017, 6:45 PM

PLO Washington office cancels Christmas reception

Office of PLO says 'difficult decision' to cancel event about Christmas in Bethlehem on same day as Trump's Jerusalem announcement.JTA, 12/6/2017, 6:45 PM

Jerusalem Arab arrested for raping American tourist

American woman in her 20s volunteering in Bethlehem says suspect violently raped her.David Rosenberg, 9/12/2017, 2:53 PM

Israeli drone crashes south of Jerusalem

IDF drone aircraft crashes near Bethlehem in Judea, causes of crash unknown.Kobi Finkler, 6/29/2017, 8:07 PM

PA officials: Trump showed Abbas videos of PA incitement

Abbas reportedly claimed that the videos were fabricated: 'Just ask the CIA.'Tal Polon, 6/1/2017, 8:46 AM

Abbas is being told to shape up - or else

Trump is actually telling Abbas the truth - and seeing through Abbas' lies. David Singer, 5/29/2017, 12:44 AM

'Trump made no mention of two-state solution'

Yesha Council foreign envoy notes Trump did not call for 2-state solution during remarks in Bethlehem. 'We hope this means we've moved on.'Tal Polon, 5/23/2017, 1:52 PM

Trump in Bethlehem: Rewarding terrorism won't bring peace

President Trump calls for end to supporting, funding and rewarding terrorism. Efrat Mayor noted what Trump didn't say.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2017, 11:57 AM

Trump: Terrorists are 'evil losers'

President Trump responds to Manchester suicide bombing during visit to Bethlehem, calling terrorists 'losers'.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2017, 11:46 AM

Watch: Trump meets with Abbas in Bethlehem

President Trump addresses reporters during meeting with PA chief Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2017, 11:04 AM

Trump heads to Bethlehem for Abbas meeting

President Trump begins 2nd day of Israel visit with hour-long meeting with Palestinian Authority leader in Bethlehem.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2017, 8:40 AM

Bethlehem, the capital of "Palestine"

If the PA wants a third capital in addition to Gaza City and Ramallah, this is as good a choice as any. Barry Shaw, 5/22/2017, 12:00 AM

Gush Etzion's all-women theater group does it again

'Ruth and Naomi in the fields of Bethlehem,' produced by Raise your Spirits Theater, is another example of the spirit of Gush Etzion.Rochel Sylvetsky, 2/12/2017, 7:12 AM

PA Apartheid against Christians in Bethlehem

Church desecration, harassment, and violence have been causing Christians to move out of Bethlehem since the PA took over the city.Itamar Tzur, 12/21/2016, 8:22 PM

Why Palestinians hate Shavuot

The writer starts his thesis with the Story of Ruth and has no need for anything more.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 6/15/2016, 9:29 PM

Terror suspect nabbed with police uniforms

36 year-old Bethlehem resident caught with uniforms at checkpoint, is suspected of planning to use them for attack.Uzi Baruch, 5/14/2016, 8:54 PM

PA Mufti of Bethlehem's classic Christian Jew hatred

Muslim mufti borrows a page from Christian anti-Semites slurring Jews as killers of Jesus, adds a twist with PA's 'Palestinian Jesus' trope.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2016, 10:24 PM

CatC, March 7-10, is an anti-Israel Crusade

Far from turning the other cheek, Christian Palestinianists are committed to a jihad for Jesus, a kind of Chrislamic crusade against Jews and the Jewish state, and the Palestinian Jesus myth is a core component of Palestinian replacement theology. Richard Mather, 3/7/2016, 10:33 AM

"Jesus at the checkpost" in Bethlehem again

It’s that crazy Christian time of year in Bethlehem where traditional beliefs are thrown out of the church window. Barry Shaw, 3/5/2016, 11:02 PM

Greek Archbishop honors murderer of Greek monk

In ironic twist, pro-terror Palestinian Archbishop takes part in Bethlehem event for 52 terrorists, including murderer of his fellow clergy.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2016, 7:04 PM

Jesus, the Palestinian Arab

Do not confuse anti-Semites with the facts. Giulio Meotti, 1/13/2016, 6:54 PM

IDF debunks claim tear gas killed an Arab baby

After PA claims eight-month-old asphyxiated due to IDF efforts to disperse rock throwing terrorists, army proves them wrong.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2015, 10:06 PM

Two Arab Rioters Killed in Clashes with IDF

Clashes between soldiers and Arab rioters result in two deaths in the past 24 hours, as violence continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2015, 7:26 PM

PA Strangely Silent after Muslims Set Bethlehem Church Afire

The Palestinian Authority has been curiously speechless after Muslims set a major fire at a Christian church in Bethlehem Saturday.Yaakov Levi, 9/27/2015, 4:51 PM

Security Forces Shoot Pipe Bomb-Wielding Terrorist

Terrorist attacks security forces near Bethlehem, shot in leg and neutralized. No casualties to security members.Matt Wanderman, 9/2/2015, 9:36 PM