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Spare a thought for Bethlehem this Christmas as politics and tourism collide

theconversation.com
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Bethlehem is more than just a symbolic site in the Christian imagination; it is a vibrant city of the Middle East. Today, Bethlehem’s economy depends on tourism, following 2,000 years of religious pilgrimage. However, hosting tourists under occupation results in a complex and severely restricted tourism situation.


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