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Bethlehem celebrates Christmas

Celebration a boon for Palestinian craftsmen whose businesses rely on annual pilgrimage to occupied West Bank city.
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2012 18:08

Thousands of people have gathered to celebrate Christmas in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, the site where Christians believe Jesus was born.

The special celebration is a boon for Palestinian craftsmen whose businesses rely on the annual pilgrimage.     

Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports.

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