Tag: Bethlehem

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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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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Kever Rachel

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Kever Rachel

Tomb of Rachel -Visit Your Jewish Matriarch For Jewish visitors to Jerusalem, the Western Wall or Kotel, is a magnet, pulling observant and non-observant alike into the center of the world. Yet, just five miles from the Kotel there’s another fascinating Jewish holy site, Kever Rachel or the Tomb of Rachel. Rachel’s Tomb Kever Rachel—Rachel’s Tomb is […]

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