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Education in Bethlehem: story of Jameela and Reem

Education in Bethlehem: story of Jameela and Reem

May 2018

Jameela and Reem are two 15-year-old cousins ​​who have been attending the Saint Joseph School for Girls, not far from the historic center of Bethlehem. Jameela and Reem are just two of [...]

The SBF Archeological collections for the Terra Sancta Museum: new findings and works for the archeological section

The SBF Archeological collections for the Terra Sancta Museum: new findings and works for the archeological section

May 2018

Whoever enters the Convent of the Flagellation today will notice a new name on some doors: SBF Archaelogical Collections. This will be the name of the new section of the [...]

Accesible Palestine: a virtual visit to the tomb of Lazarus in Bethany

Accesible Palestine: a virtual visit to the tomb of Lazarus in Bethany

April 2018

The presentation of Virtual Reality glasses to Lazarus' tomb is the first step of the "Accesible Palestine" initiative, an innovative form of social tourism promoted by ATS pro Terra Sancta and [...]

Dialogue and sharing: language courses in Jerusalem, Bethany and Sabastiya

Dialogue and sharing: language courses in Jerusalem, Bethany and Sabastiya

April 2018

“Ciao, come stai?” – “Hello, how are you?” In Bethany, the city of Lazarus, as well as in Sabastiya and Jerusalem, ATS pro Terra Sancta held free language copurses as support [...]

Easter in Jerusalem: the ATS pro Terra Sancta in the Old City tell us about it

Easter in Jerusalem: the ATS pro Terra Sancta in the Old City tell us about it

April 2018

On the occasion of Easter, we asked some of the collaborators and volunteers of ATS pro Terra Sancta that live and work in the Holy City to tell us something [...]

The hands and heart of Mattia, a volunteering physiotherapist in Bethlehem

The hands and heart of Mattia, a volunteering physiotherapist in Bethlehem

March 2018

Mattia is a thirty years physiotherapist. After studying in Milan and in Germany, a Franciscan friend of his urged him to come to the Holy Land in Bethlehem. “After three [...]

WE SHALL NOT GIVE UP ON SYRIA

WE SHALL NOT GIVE UP ON SYRIA

March 2018

We all gave a sigh of relief, a year and a half ago, when televisions around the world were broadcasting images of the people of Aleppo celebrating the freedom reached [...]

A new technological course of studies at the Terra Sancta School in Bethlehem

A new technological course of studies at the Terra Sancta School in Bethlehem

March 2018

Daniel, an 18-year-old boy from Bethlehem, has had problems with school in the past: he did not want to study anymore. But when he was told about the new technological [...]