December 18, 2018, Updated December 19, 2018

He has a certificate from Santa School in Denver, Colorado, but Issa Kassissieh doesn’t come down the chimney in America – he’s the resident Father Christmas in Jerusalem’s Old City and he’s traded the traditional reindeer sleigh for a camel.

Click on the video above to watch him spread Christmas cheer in Jerusalem.

Executive Producer – Jonathan Baruch

Producer / Director – Haim Silberstein

Camera – Ari Amit

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