A year after the coronavirus kept pilgrims away from the Holy Land for Easter, Christian sites have opened to limited numbers of..
Term used by Jews, Christians, and Muslims to describe the Land of Israel and Palestine
The Holy Land is an area roughly located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Eastern Bank of the Jordan River. Traditionally, it is synonymous both with the biblical Land of Israel and with the region of Palestine. The term "Holy Land" usually refers to a territory roughly corresponding to the modern State of Israel, the Palestinian territories, western Jordan, and parts of southern Lebanon and southwestern Syria. Jews, Christians, and Muslims regard it as holy.