I visited Israel back in 2008. Serena’s friend who is an Israeli was getting married and we were invited to the wedding. We turned it into an opportunity to have a holiday and we spent a couple of weeks travelling all over Israel. We also managed to get to Bethlehem as well.
It’s a fascinating place whether you are religious or not. Obviously another part of the world that has it troubles.
Here’s a screen grab of some of the photographs I took in Israel: