New York – October 27, 2011
More than 100 Israeli and Palestinian (and Italian) runners participated last week in the 8th annual Pope John Paul II Bethlehem-Jerusalem Peace Run.
Beginning at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and ending at Jerusalem’s Notre Dame Church, the race also featured a friendly soccer match between several participants and Italian football stars, including Albertini Demetrio, Luigi Di Biagio and Tommasi Damiano, among others, at Rachel’s Crossing.
In addition, Jerusalem will also host its 2nd annual Jerusalem International Marathon on March 16, 2012.
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