National Geographic : 1927 Dec
THE MOSLEM CHIEF OF BETHANY, HOME OF MARY, MARTHA, AND LAZARUS The Arab name for Bethany, so frequently visited by Jesus, is el-Azari yeh, derived from the name of Lazarus. It is completely Moslem and a small mosque is the landmark that guides Christian visitors to the tomb of Lazarus, whose final resting place is claimed by several lands. A MOSLEM GIRL OF AGOOD FAMILY OFCHRISTIAN BETHLEHEM Such costumes make colorful theadvent oftheNebi Musa procession. Prosperity, following the British occupation, has enabled thepeasant women of Palestine to wearfiner clothes, and afestival day inJerusalem is more Biblical in appearance than itwas under theTurks.