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St. Anne Chapel – The Birthplace of Virgin Mary

By |March 17th, 2016|

Visitors seeking out the best-preserved Crusader church during their journey to Jerusalem should seek out the Church of St. Anne. The St. Anne Chapel is the traditional home site for Jesus’ maternal grandparents, Anne and Joachim, and is the birthplace of his mother, the Virgin Mary.

The Church of St. Anne is north of Temple Mount and […]

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Dead Sea – The Lowest Place In The World

By |March 17th, 2016|

At 417 meters below sea level, The Dead Sea is the lowest spot on the earth.  More water evaporates from the lake than enters it, so the salt concentration is the highest in the world at about 340 grams per liter of water.

No life forms can live in the lake because of it’s high saline […]

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Qumran – The Dead Sea Scrolls

By |March 17th, 2016|

The Secret of Qumran

Visitors overlooking the Dead Sea from the edge of the Judean Wilderness will gain a greater appreciation of the Dead Sea Scrolls when standing in the ruins of Qumran, which date back 2,000 years.

In, you’ll find a room where the scrolls may have been copied by scribes, pavement where Qumran’s old inhabitants […]

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Ein Gedi – Oasis on The Shore of The Dead Sea

By |March 17th, 2016|

Ein Gedi is home to many important historical moments found within the Bible.

Some of these moments include David hiding from Saul and the Song of Solomon.

Ein Gedi is an oasis on the shore of the Dead Sea and is surrounded by desert,

which creates an entrancing landscape.

 

Visitors can climb a path toward a magnificent waterfall and […]

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Masada – One of The Most Visited Places in Israel

By |March 17th, 2016|

Masada

Masada is one of the most visited places in Israel. It tells a story of perseverance, power, faith, surrender and ambition. It’s a place where many physical and spiritual battles were fought.

Masada sits atop a mountain with steep sides and a flat top,

overlooking the deserts on the west side and the Dead Sea on the […]

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The Golan Heights – Authentic Cowboy Experience

By |March 17th, 2016|

The Golan Heights
Golan Heights is one of the most popular parts of the Holy Land, with scenic treasures and beautiful sites. Golan Heights is located along the northernmost point of Israel’s mountain region. Many people refer to Golan Heights as the “Israeli Texas” because it is so large in size. Other people see Golan Heights […]

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Sea of Galilee – Walk Along The Clear Water

By |March 17th, 2016|

The Sea of Galilee has changed little since Jesus walked along its shoreline to recruit four fishermen to become his first disciples.

The Sea of Galilee is shaped like a heart, set among hills, and is one of the lowest lying bodies of water on earth, sitting about 210 meters below sea level.

The Sea of Galilee […]

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Mount Carmel – Variety of Religious Beliefs

By |March 17th, 2016|

Mount Carmel

The fire-lighting challenge by the prophet Elijah – a prominent story from the Old Testament between a pagan deity and Yahweh, the God of the Israelites – happened on the summit of Mount Carmel.

Mount Carmel stretches southeast from the Mediterranean Sea and sits next to the city of Haifa. this is not actually a mountain, […]

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Capernaum – The Town of Jesus

By |March 17th, 2016|

Located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum became known as the “town of Jesus” after he came to it from Nazareth. The first church on the site was constructed in the fifth century and has since been built over.

Now, a Catholic church sits in its place, atop eight pillars that hover over […]

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