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According to tradition, at the moment the Holy Family entered the town, a funeral procession of a widow’s son was just leaving and Jesus felt compassion for her and raised him from death, a story that resembles the resurrection of the son of a widow in Naim [Luke 7:11-17].was an important bishopric in the 4th century. The Church of St. George dates to the 1960’s and was built on a location older churches have stood.