Jerusalem

One of two highly important churches in Ein-Kerem is John the Baptist’s church. The church was built in the 19th century on the ruins of an ancient Byzantine and formerly- Crusader churches.It is located in the vicinity of Jerusalem. It is named after John the Baptist; St. John, in commemoration of the locally born...

The Scroll of Fire is a monument is a huge memorial monument, set in the “Forest of the Martyrs” near Jerusalem. The monument had been created by sculpture and artist Nathan Rapoport, who is also a Holocaust survivor. The monument, inaugurated in 1971, was sponsored by the US “Beni-Brith” organization in desire to...

According to Christian tradition , John the Baptist was born in the small village of Ein Karem, outside Jerusalem, in approximately the same time period of Jesus’ birth. John the Baptist was born to elderly parents: Zachary and Elisheva. Since the Romans decided to kill all male newborns in the Judea Jewish tribe,...

One of the historic sites in Jerusalem is the old train station. These days it is called “The First Station“, as it has been shifted to a historic landmark combining bustling shops, restaurants and touristic commotion. It is located at the crossroads of the old city and its newly built neighborhoods. It is also...

The Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis plans visiting Israel in May 2014, probably on May 24-25. That would make it the yet another meaningful Christian -Papal visit in the Holy Land in the scope of the past years. Pope John-Paul II visited Israel in year 2000 and Pope Benedict XVI came in year 2009. Pope Francis...

The Jordan Valley- “Ha’bikaa” is a marvelous area, nor far form the city of Jerusalem, in between Israel and Jordan is called “Ha’bikaa” – The Jordan Valley. The valley lies within the Syrian-African rift, stretching along the dead-sea from southern Turkey towards the Red Sea. The Jordan Valley had already been cited in the...

Harvesting Olives has been one of the major agricultural activities in the ancient land of Israel; for thousands of year. In recent years, the project of restoring healthy olive-trees to the land has been marked highly, as well as funded, by the Israeli government. The Ben-Gurion University has even taken this...

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Israel! On April 18, 2014 they will perform at the Romema Stadium in Jerusalem, not to miss….

The path that Jesus Christ had taken, while walking to his death, is called: “the Via Dolorosa”, in Jerusalem. In other words it means: “The path/route of grief”. The long path is located in the heart of the old city of Jerusalem. Christians, around the world, visit the city in order to walk in Christ’s last...

For more than 3,000 years, the Jewish people have looked up to Jerusalem as their spiritual, historical and political capital, even at times at which they themselves did not live or rule over the city. The Jewish story of Jerusalem had started in the Biblical (the Old Testament) roots, in year 1,004 BCE, when King...

Subscribe to our newsletter

GET WEEKLY UPDATES FROM OUR WEBSITE

Join 50,000 people. Get our weekly updates delivered to your inbox.