Al-Khader

Truth behind the real figure of St George

Contributed by Steve Bonham on 30.03.2007:

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Opinion Leicester Mercury 29th March

It is a strange but little-known fact that the patron saint of England did not live in this country but in Palestine. Indeed, St George still has a place in Palestinian culture and is often linked to the Islamic figure of Al Khader. Now, a Leicester group is highlighting these links th(...)

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Solomon’s Pool

Contributed by Turathuna Bethlehem University on 07.12.2006:



Three pools surrounded by pine trees are located 5 kms (3.1 miles) south of Bethlehem on the road to Hebron and have been attributed to the prosperous period of King Solomon (950 BC) as mentioned in the Book of Ecclesiastics. "I made me great works; I built me houses, and(...)

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