[Web Wrap]: Armenians in Jerusalem: Working and Creating in the Holy Land.

November 16, 2010

An interesting glimpse into the Hye of Jerusalem.

By Matthew Karanian via Asbarez.com

The Armenians of Jerusalem form one of the oldest Armenian communities outside of Armenia.  The Armenian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem may be one of the most Armenian places in the world, too.

But this community is more than just old and Armenian. The community also controls, through the Armenian Church, at least a part of every major Christian Holy Site in the region, including the birthplace and crucifixion of Jesus, and the Tomb of the Virgin Mary. 

Please continue reading here.


Credit: Matthew Karanian via Asbarez.com

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