Nazareth - The village where Jesus grew up has also grown up and is now a bustling Arab city. In the Old City, narrow alleyways are graced with churches commemorating the Annunciation and other New Testament events. Many Christians have left the city.
Israeli soldiers pray next to an artillery piece, near Shlomi, northern Israel, Saturday, July They are part of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) - DEFENSE! They are praying for PEACE! They fight only to DEFEND Israel!