Christian Orthodox pilgrims arrive to a traditional Epiphany baptism ceremony, at Qasr el Yahud, the spot where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus, near the West Bank town of Jericho, ... more 
Christian Orthodox pilgrims arrive to a traditional Epiphany baptism ceremony, at Qasr el Yahud, the spot where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus, near the West Bank town of Jericho, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Just months before the official opening of one of Christianity's holiest sites to visitors, the area remains surrounded by thousands of land mines. Israel says Qasr el-Yahud will be safe, but advocacy groups warn that crowds of tourists could be in danger. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Oded Balilty
Tue, Jan 18, 2011 2:04 PM EST