A remote monastery that once attracted Steve Jobs’s attention now hopes construction of a nearby hotel could encourage international visitors.
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A MEJDI trip might include a visit to Jesus’ birthplace of Bethlehem — but also a meeting with an imam to talk about Jerusalem’s importance to Islam, and a Shabbat meal with an Orthodox Jewish family.
ISTANBUL (RNS) Some of Rumi’s followers believe the 13th-century mystic’s whirling dervish ceremonies have been wrongly appropriated for profit.
AMMAN, Jordan (RNS) While Israel has long claimed that Jesus was baptized on the Israeli side of the river, increasingly, scholars are lining up to support archaeological research showing the baptism site is actually in Jordan.