Cooperation and Arrival of Church of Greece Delegation in Beijing

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 12/7/13 English translation by Igor Radev Cooperation between Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Dodoni and the General Secretaries of the Tourism Ministry and the Greek Tourism Organization in view of the Participation of the Church of Greece in the International Tourism Expo in China (Beijing-Shanghai, June 20-26, 2013). On Friday, June 14, 2013, at the ...

75,000 tourists set to arrive for Christmas

17/12/2012 - Ynetnews Ministry of Tourism to offer free transportation for Christian pilgrims traveling between Jerusalem, Bethlehem. Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov will host the traditional pre-Christmas reception for leaders of the Christian communities and churches in Israelat Mishkenot Shaananim in Jerusalem on Monday. The minister will send season’s greetings for Christmas to the Christian communities, and the ...

Israel Expects 250,000 Tourists to Celebrate Passover, Holy Week

15/4/2011 .100,000 visitors expected in Jerusalem alone .Tourism remains strong despite terrorist, rocket attacks .Israeli Tourism Ministry promotes Gospel Trail hike Jerusalem, April 15 - Israel’s tourism is holding steady for the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays despite the turmoil in neighboring countries and recent terrorist and rocket attacks. About 250,000 visitors are expected during “holy month” - about ...

Pilgrims celebrate Feast of the Epiphany on Jordan River

By RON FRIEDMAN 01/19/2011 The ceremony, which celebrates Jesus’s baptism by St. John the Baptist, draws Orthodox Christian pilgrims from around Israel and the world. An estimated 15,000 people attended the annual Feast of the Epiphany celebrations Tuesday at Qasr el Yahud, on the banks of the Jordan River. The ceremony, which celebrates Jesus’s baptism by ...

Bethlehem Is Booked for Christmas

Written by Arieh O’Sullivan 15/12/2010 As tourism swells, no room in any inns despite Israeli restrictions Amid unseasonably sunny December days in Bethlehem, it appears history is about to repeat itself. During the week of Christmas all the city’s hotels are fully booked for the first time in decades, which will leave some of the estimated 90,000 expected ...

Monastery near Wadi Kelt celebrates renewed Accessibility

By JONAH MANDEL 12/01/2010 A festive ceremony on Tuesday overlooking Wadi Kelt marked the completion of five months of work on the access road to the Monastery of St.George, facilitating easy and convenient access to the Christian holy site. The NIS 2 million infrastructure work, which included a drainage system and safety rails, was jointly funded ...

Georgian patriarchy to send letter to Russian Patriarch

03.12.2010 N.Kirtzkhalia The Georgia patriarchy is preparing a special letter for the Russian patriarchy about the unauthorized reconstruction of an 11th-century Georgian church in Abkhazia. The Ilorskoy Dome of Saint George's Church was rebuilt. A dome in the Russian Orthodox Church was placed on the church instead of the Georgian dome. All of the Georgian inscriptions and ...