Bethany facts for kids
Bethany is a place mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible. It was a village near Jerusalem. It is now in the West Bank, and is often thought to be the modern-day town of al-Eizariya. It is also a girl's name meaning 'house of figs'.
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Israeli separation barrier at Abu Dis & Al-Eizariya, 1990s- 2004–2007. This shows a portion of the barrier built by Israel in the West Bank. This part is very close to the eastern part of Jerusalem, ~2 km from al-Aqsa Mosque. It is taken on the Israeli side of the wall, facing south. The local residents on both sides of the barrier at this point consist of predominantly Palestinians Families.
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