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Synonyms for Bethlehem

a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia

a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River

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Caption: A nun holds up a scarf that reads "PALESTINE" before Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, West Bank, May 25.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday urged visiting Pope Francis of the Vatican to help achieve a just and comprehensive peace as well as stability in the Middle East.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank, Muharram 3, 1435, Nov 6, 2013, SPA -- U.
Members of the Israeli group Rabbis for Human Rights, as well as Jewish Fast for Gaza and other American Jewish activists, were present for the Bethlehem, West Bank, launch of the document.
Associated Press writers Mohammed Daraghmeh and Dalia Nammari in Bethlehem, West Bank, contributed to this report.
Furthermore, on Friday morning, Israeli forces killed an 18-year-old Palestinian, Baraa Hamamda, during a detention raid in al-Dueisha refugee camp in the Bethlehem, West Bank.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank, May 25(KUNA) -- Pope Francis I called on both sides involved in the Middle East crisis to accelerate efforts aimed at a peace that is based on justice, acknowledging the rights of every human being and mutual security.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world packed the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations on Tuesday, bringing warm holiday cheer to the biblical birthplace of Jesus on a cool, clear night.
BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK * The Ma'an lil-Hayat workshop is in full swing as adults shape felted wool into round balls for a large order of sheep to fill people's Nativity scenes.