Bethlehem (Ancient Sandals) Overview of the historical and
archaeological significance of Bethlehem, including a location
profile, with an interesting article on the birth of Jesus. Includes
a neatly organized, though short, photo gallery.
History of Bethlehem (Holy Land Network) A succinct article on
the history of Bethlehem. Also includes a photo gallery with briefly
Bethlehem, Palestine (Bethlehem 2000) A brief article on the
history and present condition of the city, written to commemorate
the Bethlehem 2000 celebration. Includes a couple of pictures of the
modern city and a map of walking tours.
The City of Bethlehem (Bethlehem Municipality) A number of
good pictures and articles on the city, its history, and the sites
located in and around it. Sites include the Church of the Nativity,
the two proposed locations of the Shepherds' Field, and Rachel's
Tomb. The website also has a couple of
photo galleries of the city and the Church of the Nativity.
Places to Visit -- Bethlehem (Ministry of Tourism and
Antiquities) Pictures of places in and around Bethlehem including
the Church of the Nativity, The Shepherd's Field, and Rachel's
Tomb. All of the sites in Bethlehem are the traditional locations
and not necessarily the actual locations of the events.
Bethlehem (Bethlehem Organization) A brief article on the city
which provides some statistics on the population of the modern
city and its refugee camps. Unfortunately the site contains many
links that no longer work.
Pictures: Bethlehem and Surroundings (Franciscan Cyberspot) More
than 40 pictures of the city and its sites available for download
in either low or high definition.
Brief history of Bethlehem (Bethlehem Peace Center) An overview
of the city's history from the Canaanite period to the present day
with one picture of the modern city.
Bethlehem (Virtual Israel Experience) An informative article
about the Church of the Nativity, Rachel's Tomb and a couple of
Bethlehem (Catholic Encyclopedia) An encyclopedia article on
the city and its history. Includes a history of the early
tradition that Jesus was born in a cave.
Bethlehem (Crystalinks) An article about the city and the
Christmas story with a few photographs and drawings.