Final Stage of the Renovation of the Holy Sepulcher

After nine months of meticulous work, the restoration of the Holy Sepulcher has reached its final stages. The scaffoldings that were mounted around the edicule, have already been removed.

The Walls of Baghdad Are Coloured by Hope

The Iraqi capital, completely overwhelmed by war and terrorism, is now fragmented by many walls that surround neighbourhoods, churches and public buildings… Barriers of defence which now become large canvases.

Let's not forget Quezón!

The Israeli Farher David Neuhaus writes to the Minister of the Interior in defence of 14 Filipino teenagers about to be deported. And he reminds him of the debt of gratitude of the Jews towards the Philippines.

Treasures of Jerusalem On Display in New York

A temporary exhibition on Jerusalem between the 11th and 15th centuries is showing at the Metropolitan Museum of New York until 8th January 2017. The exhibition include objects from the Custody of the Holy Land.

The Healing Oil of the Monks of Latrun

A short walk from Jerusalem lies the monastery of Latrun, which is important from both a religious and a historical point of view. The monks produce a healing oil from the seeds of red grapes.

Nostalghia: Photos of Middle Eastern Christians

The photographic exhibition Nostalghia, on show until the end of November 2016 at the Austrian Hospice in Jerusalem, is the result of a journey through the Christian minorities of the Middle East.

For the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Israel, a Manuscript from the Vatican

Since 21stMay, the Museum of Israel in Jerusalem has had two 15th century illuminated volumes on display, which the public can admire until 20th September. This is a minor event which brings together, after centuries, two parts of the same work: a copy of the Mishne Torah by Moses Maimonides produced in northern Italy around 1457. The initiative was made possible by the collaboration between the Museum and the Vatican Library.