December 11, 2007
by Jamie E17
For the past five years, Banksy and other artists set up Santa's Ghetto in London as a way to challenge people's ideas about Christmas selling pointless stuff you didn't need alongside humorous and mind provoking gurella art.
Two years ago Banksy visited the Middle East and did a series of provocative works on the wall around Bethlehem as a way to highlight the political situation.
This year, Banksy and an artistic posse have returned to Jarusalem to set up Santa's Ghetto in an abandoned shop on Bethlehem's Manger Square, right across from the Church of the Nativity where tradition says Christ was born.
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