25.02.2011 21.Adar l, 5771
Chilean miners give thanks for their survival in J'lem
Twenty-three of the 33 miners, along with their families, are visiting Israel, country's holy sites as guests of the Tourism Ministry.
The Chilean miners who organized daily prayer sessions during their 68-day ordeal underground last year visited some of Jerusalem’s holiest Christian sites in an ecstatic celebration of faith and gratitude on Thursday.
“It is a great honor for us to be here, because the God who rescued us from the bowels of the earth is the God who brought us here, and we are so grateful,” said miner Jose Enriques. “It is amazing to be here, in this place, to be able to thank God for what he did for us….