Northern Israel

The village of Kanna, a small place in the Galilee, is a place where Jesus had performed his first miracle.  Jesus was invited to a wedding at the village; a large feast had been prepared. Alas, the people soon discovered that they had run out of wine (they probably were poor and hadn’t enough money to pay for the...

The general belief is that Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, in the town of Bethlehem in Judea, while staying overnight at the stables. The belief is that he had been placed (to sleep) in a manger, directly after his birth.  The town of Bethlehem is situated in the West Bank, about six miles south to...

If you’re looking for a beautiful and relaxing vacation, explore the seaside town of Nahariya. Nahariya is located on the Mediterranean coast, just north of Acco (Acre) and visitors will find plenty to do, regardless of whether they come for a day trip or for several days of fun recreation. The area’s beaches feature...

A mysterious cone-shaped structure was recently discovered in the waters of “lake Kineret”; the Sea of Galilee, putting the Archaeological world in bewilderment as to its chronological age and purpose. The structure seems to be twice the diameter of Stonehenge, the world-famous structure, located in Britain! It had been...

Nahal Amud (Amud valley) is located in a valley near the city of Safed (Zefat), in the north of Israel. The valley hike is considered to be one of the most scenic and beautiful hiking trails in Northern Israel. The valley itself runs through the channel; between the city of Safed in the north and the Sea of Galilee in...

One of the enchanted places to celebrate Christmas in Israel is in the city of Nazareth. It usually begins with a Christmas Festival-Market, about a week before the holiday, a weekend event that lasts between 11:00 am to 23:00 pm. A variety of shows will be held indoors and outdoors for children as well as for the...

Mount Tabor is a high mountain; well known throughout its history, located in the south of Nazareth. The mountain is part of the scenery of the Jezreel Valley, in the north of Israel and it one of the highest mountains in the Lower Galilee. The summit’s height reaches 562 meters above sea-level and rises to a height...

The Stella Maris Monastery or also known as “Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Carmel” is situated in the city of Haifa. The Monastery serves as a global center for the Carmelites. The monastery’s ground floor is built out of thick walls with very few and very small openings- and all are barred. This, according to history,...

Capernaum is one of the ancient sites relating to Jesus, near the Sea of Galilee. The site dates back to Jesus’ time, life and work. Many conquerors have made their home in this location, throughout the years after Jesus’ time. Interesting finds are the relics of an Orthodox-Franciscan Church (the Church of the...

The Basilica in Nazareth is one of the largest and most exclusive ones in the Holy Land aside being one of the holiest in the Christian world. According to Tradition, The Angel Gabriel had announced to mother Mary of the birth of Jesus. The Byzantines had built a church at this site. Afterwards, the Crusaders had...

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