A Christian Palestinian girl celebrates the lighting of a Christmas tree in Manger Square in Bethlehem early this month. The holiday spirit will be harder to find after weeks of Israeli-Palestinian violence.
A Christian Palestinian girl celebrates the lighting of a Christmas tree in Manger Square in Bethlehem early this month. The holiday spirit will be harder to find after weeks of Israeli-Palestinian violence. MAJDI MOHAMMED The Associated Press
A Christian Palestinian girl celebrates the lighting of a Christmas tree in Manger Square in Bethlehem early this month. The holiday spirit will be harder to find after weeks of Israeli-Palestinian violence. MAJDI MOHAMMED The Associated Press

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