BETHLEHEM: Palestinian Muslim violence takes takes a toll on Christians during Christmas

BY BI: Thanks to the growing Palestinian knife jihad in the streets, foreign tourists are steering clear of Bethlehem this year, while church attendance by Palestinian Christians is also way down. When Bethlehem was under Israeli rule, the Christian population there flourished and grew. But with Palestinian Muslims in charge now, the place of Jesus Christ’s birth will one day become a mosque and few if any Christians will remain.