Monthly Archives: December 2016

Pilgrimage to the Shepherds’ Fields

2017-09-30T22:54:23+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

On Christmas Day, the Franciscan community and hundreds of pilgrims gathered at the Shepherds' Field to commemorate the angel's announcement of the birth of the Savior. In the afternoon of December 25, a crowd of pilgrims visited the Shepherds' Field. Flocked from various parts of the world, the faithful who visited the holy place guarded by [...]

Israel sees all-time record for November tourism

2017-09-30T22:55:47+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: News|

Minister cites marketing efforts in India and China, as figures show full recovery from terror wave slump This year saw the highest-ever influx of tourists for the month of November, the Tourism Ministry announced on Thursday. Authorities recorded 287,900 tourists entering Israel during the month, a 38 percent increase over last November, when the country was [...]