Banksy’s “Christmas Card” Resurfaces As a Billboard… In Atlanta

November 25, 2014 | Rhett Jones

A controversial painting by Banksy depicting Mary and Joseph (Jesus’ parents) unable to reach Bethlehem because of the Israeli- Gaza separation wall, has reared it’s head once again. Made in 2005, the artwork keeps being passed around each year as his “new Christmas card.”

This time it’s ringing in the season on a billboard in Atlanta. If Americans Knew is an organization dedicated to raise awareness about the conflict between Israel and Palestine. According to Mondoweiss, the organization wants to put up more billboards in South Dakota and Nevada so they’ve started a fundraising drive. If you want to actually send it as a Christmas card, IAF has those for sale too.



(Photo: If Americans Knew)