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Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

Old Jaffa and Caesarea The old city of Jaffa (Yafo, Jaffo) has a Biblical history beginning with King Solomon who received cedar wood from Hiram in Tyre to build the First Temple in Jerusalem. The prophet Jonah (Yonah), commanded by G-d to go to Nineveh to demand it repent, tried to run away, sailing from […]

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Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

| December 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

Bethlehem of the Galilee The beautiful Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is the site for several nearby towns, such as Nazareth, Cana, Bethlehem Galilee, and Sephoris (Tzippori), which appeal to both Jews and Christians. These very scenic areas offer amazing photo opportunities, so don’t forget to bring your camera. For Christians, visiting these sites can be combined with touring other Christian […]

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Bethlehem

| December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethlehem

City of Bethlehem Bethlehem, located just south of Jerusalem, was first mentioned in the Bible as the burial place for Jacob’s (Yaakov’s) beloved wife, Rachel, who died after giving birth to their second son, Benjamin. Her tomb, known to locals as Kever Rachel, can be visited there today.Located in the area allotted to the tribe of Judah, or Yehuda, Bethlehem is where  King David, the great grandson […]

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Sea of Galilee Map

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee Map

North Shore Sea of Galilee: Korazim, Tabgha, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes and Beit Saida If you look at a map of the Sea of Galilee you will find many sites around the northern lake shore of the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret, that are the archaeological remains of several towns and places where many important events […]

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Sea of Galilee

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee

Lake Kinneret, Tiberias, Mount Arbel, Migdal, Ginossar The beautiful area around Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is where most of the events are said to have taken place during the three years of the Christian Savior’s ministry. If you are looking for a great vacation combined with a chance to see historical, archaeological, religious and nature […]

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Nazareth

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Nazareth

Nazareth Israel Nazareth, Natzrat in Hebrew, is a town in the beautiful Lower Galilee region of Israel where the Christian Savior grew up. During that time period [Second Temple in Jerusalem] it was a Jewish town; today Nazareth is Israel’s largest bustling Arab city and is full of rich historical, spiritual, archaeological sites and other […]

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Footsteps of the Christian Savior

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Footsteps of the Christian Savior

Gospel Trail Christian pilgrims are flocking to the Gospel Trail, a 38.5-mile (62-km) hike that runs all the way from Nazareth down to Capernaum and includes many of the sites where the Christian Savior is said to have walked. Knowing that you are standing and walking on the same ground where the Christian Savior once stood and walked is an unbelievable […]

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Gospel Trail

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gospel Trail

Israel’s Gospel Trail Now there’s something new for Christian pilgrims making the trek to the Holy Land: the Gospel Trail. The Gospel Trail is a project initiated by the Israeli government, in an attempt to cater more closely to Christian tourists who represent two-thirds of Israel’s tourist trade. The idea was to offer a way for Christians […]

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Church of the Holy Sepulchre Believed by most to be built on the site of the Christian Savior‘s crucifixion and burial, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre has a long history. The church was twice leveled to the ground, suffered earthquake damage, and in 1834 was the site of several deaths when parishioners were crushed in […]

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Yardenit

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Yardenit

Jordan River Baptism A Jordan River baptism is a must for Christian pilgrims touring the Holy Land. Open since July 2011 to the public on a regular basis, Christian baptismal ceremonies take place on two main dates that are coordinated with the Civil Administrations officer, roughly during January and April. Great effort has been made to […]

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