Feast of St George ‑ Palestinian
|Event Name||Feast of St George - Palestinian|
|Start Date||23rd Apr 2017 12:00am|
The Feast of Saint George (also spelled al-Khader) is a Palestinian holiday commemorating Saint George (known as al-Khader, Mar Jeries and Jirjis in Palestinian culture). The feast occurs annually on 5 May, and although it is originally a local Christian holiday, both Palestinian Christians and Muslims participate. The feast is held in the Palestinian town of al-Khader, just south of Bethlehem.