Druids, led by Arthur Pendragon, leave Stonehenge near Amesbury, England, after taking part in the winter solstice on Dec. 22. Built between 4,000 and 5,000 years ago, Stonehenge is one of the world's most recognizable sites.
A civil service program gives Israel's Arab high school graduates – who are exempt from the military draft faced by Jewish 18-year-olds – the opportunity to contribute to their state.
Israeli Jew Maoz Inon saw a wealth of unrealized potential for Christian travelers in the lush Galilean hills, where Jesus once walked. He opened an inn and published an English guidebook, attracting Christian travelers to the 'Jesus Trail.'
Hundreds of Arab Christians from Jordan are risking their careers and reputation to complete an Easter Sunday pilgrimage to holy sites in Israel.
An Israeli Arab boy dressed up as Santa Claus sits in a cardboard box during a Christmas parade through the town of Nazareth on Christmas Eve, Thursday.
He was politely received at Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem Tuesday, but clerics, judges, and Hamas representatives want stronger statements on Israeli policies and Palestinian suffering.
His pilgrimage this week is also a chance to reassure Jews and Muslims about Vatican views.