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Israel’s Minister of Tourism, Stas Misezhnikov, has sent a letter to the Chilean miners inviting them and their spouses to visit the Holy Land this Christmas.

Pictured: Chilean miner Mario Gomez, the ninth of 33 miners and at 63 years old, the eldest, raises his arms in celebration upon surfacing from the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile (HUGO INFANTE/AFP/Getty Images)