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Al 'Askirah Destination Guide

Discover Al 'Askirah in Palestinian Territory!

Al 'Askirah in the region of West Bank is a town located in Palestinian Territory - some 317 mi (or 510 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Al 'Askirah in Palestinian Territory

Local time in Al 'Askirah is now 11:42 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Hebron" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Tyre, Beirut or Al 'Iqab. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

14°C / 57 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 1014.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 22nd of January 2017
Clear sky, calm.
Clear sky Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)
Monday, 23rd of January 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 5°C (40 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of January 2017
Clear sky, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Clear sky Day: 15°C (60 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)

Videos

Beit Sahour A Living Heritage

08:33 min ( July 14, 2011 by George Rishmawi)
Views: 7,814 - Rating: 4.80645/5

"Beit Sahour, a living heritage" is a short film about Beit Sahour, the town of the Shepherds' Field. The film is produced by Beit Sahour Municipality, and is made by the Video Production Unit of the ...

Christmas Bethlehem 2011

03:55 min ( December 25, 2011 by Alfred Muller)
Views: 3,066 - Rating: 4.76471/5

Palestinian Christian scouts on the Manger Square in Bethlehem, ahead of the arrival of the Latin patriarch


Scroll of Ruth - Hebrew Miqra & Aramaic ...

04:12 min ( May 28, 2009 by Emmanuel Izilov)
Views: 3,386 - Rating: 4.66667/5

The Scroll of Ruth read in accordance with the Yemenite-Jewish tradition both in Hebrew and Aramaic in honor of the Holiday of Shavuoth (First Fruits Festival)

Bethlehem Palestine Situation - National...

02:44 min ( December 16, 2007 by eye4u2003)
Views: 15,406 - Rating: 4.41667/5

Taken From ngm.nationalgeographic.com The birthplace of Jesus is today one of the most contentious places on Earth. Israelis fear Bethlehem's radicalized residents, who seethe at the concrete wall tha...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Al 'Askirah during the next days.

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Free Bethlehem Walking Tours

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Church of the Nativity

The Church of the Nativity is a basilica located in Bethlehem, Palestinian territories. The church was originally commissioned in 327 AD by Constantine and his mother Helena over the site that is still traditionally considered to be located over the cave that marks the birthplace of Jesus of Nazareth. The Church of the Nativity site's original basilica was completed in 339 AD and destroyed by fire during the Samaritan Revolts in the sixth century AD.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.67, 35.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:4th-century church buildings, Ancient churches in the Holy Land, Armenian Apostolic Churches, Basilica churches in Asia, Buildings and structures in Bethlehem, Christmas events and celebrations, Churches in the West Bank, Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Roman Catholic churches in Asia, Visitor attractions in the Palestinian territories, World Heritage Sites in Palestine

Bethlehem University

Bethlehem University is the first university founded in the West Bank, Palestinian National Authority. Bethlehem University traces its roots to 1893 when the De La Salle Christian Brothers opened schools in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Jaffa, Nazareth, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt.

More reading: Bethlehem University homepage
Located at 31.67, 35.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Bethlehem University, Buildings and structures in Bethlehem, Educational institutions established in 1973, Lasallian educational institutions, Universities and colleges in the Palestinian territories

Har Homa

Har Homa is a neighborhood in southern East Jerusalem, near Beit Sahour. Built on land annexed to the Jerusalem municipality by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War, it is considered by much of the world an illegal Israeli settlement, although Israel disputes this. The neighborhood was officially renamed Homat Shmuel in 1998 after Shmuel Meir, a former deputy mayor of Jerusalem, who played an active role in its development before he was killed in a car accident in 1996.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.67, 35.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Israeli settlements, Neighbourhoods of Jerusalem

Judaean Mountains

The Judaean Mountains,;, also Judaean Hills and Hebron Hills, is a mountain range in Israel and the West Bank where Jerusalem and several other biblical cities are located. The mountains reach a height of 1,000 m.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.67, 35.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible mountains, Judea and Samaria Area, Mountains of Israel, Mountains of the West Bank, Place names associated with Jews

Talpiot

The Talpiot program is also an elite academic program affiliated with the IDF Talpiot, is a neighborhood in southeast Jerusalem, Israel, established in 1922 by Zionist pioneers.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.67, 35.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Neighbourhoods of Jerusalem, Populated places established in 1922

Quote of the moment

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.

Robert Louis Stevenson