Mideast Israel Christmas

December 21, 2011 - 4:01 AM
Foreign migrant workers from the Philippines Celebrate an annual Christmas-Hannukah party in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, Dec 17, 2011. Tens of thousands of Christian foreigners from the Philippines and Africa have developed a religious subculture in southern Tel Aviv, what founders called the first Hebrew city. The city's Mesila foreigner aid organization helps them celebrate by throwing an annual Christmas-Hannukah party to help bridge between the migrants' backgrounds and the Jewish culture their children learn in Israeli schools.(AP Photo/Oded Balilty)