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Around Jerusalem and the Dead Sea Travel Guide

Bethlehem

Even from a distance, it's easy to identify the minarets and steeples that symbolically vie for control of the skyline of Bethlehem, home to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world. Although a few decades ago most residents were Christians, today the great majority of Bethlehem's 38,000 residents are Muslim, as elsewhere in the West Bank.

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