Israeli settlements on nearby land
Statue of a shepherd above Shepherds' Fields
Shepherds came from these fields to help with the birth of Jesus in a nearby manger.
Chapel in the Milk Grotto
Jesus spent his earliest days in this place.
Painting in the Milk Grotto
The floor of the Grotto is white because some of Mary's milk spilled on it.
An altar in the Milk Grotto
Milk Grotto altar piece.
The Holy family in the Milk Grotto
Descending into the cavern at the Church of the Nativity
BLACK Mary and Jesus at the Church of the Nativity
The star marks the spot of the birth of Jesus.
An explanation of the numerology of the bible synchronous with the birth of Jesus
Separation wall graffiti.
Separation wall graffiti and watch tower.
Former refugee camp, now housing.
Separation wall with Banksy graffiti. and our tour group