History

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,...

Ein Karem is a unique, ancient and preserved neighborhood of Jerusalem. The area is of vintage-flavors. It is also an important Christina site, at which Mary had visited while pregnant with Jesus and mainly- where John the Baptist was born. The House on Maayan Street is an artists’ home, at which a variety of artistic...

Deep down, some 10 meters beneath the Sarona compound in mid Tel Aviv, lie a large network of tunnels. The tunes date back some 140 years, to the time period of the Templer settlement in Tel Aviv. Upon their establishment in Tel Aviv, the German settlers/Christian believers- the Templers, had built  flourishing...

Modern Jaffa is part of the city of Tel-Aviv. Old Jaffa used to be an ancient port/harbor, connected to Biblical times as well as to the Prophet Jonah. The city had known many conquerors, Medieval, Ottoman, Modern, Christian, Muslim or Jewish. Relics have endured throughout time in its stones, buildings and...

Caesarea is a national park on the Israeli coastline, between the cities of Haifa and Tel-Aviv. The ancient Caesarea harbor had been built by King Herod the Great arout 25–12 BCE. The city has –then- been inhabited by Romans and later by Byzantines; based on the current conquerors of the land. Caesarea continued to...

For more than 3,000 years, the Jewish people have looked up to Jerusalem as their spiritual, historical and political capital. The city is a holy city to the three major religions— Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The city is located in the Judean Mountains near the Dead Sea. The Jewish story of Jerusalem had started...

A Mezuzah that is mounted on the doorstep portrays that this home is Jewish. The meaning of it stands to remind man that there is an important connection between God and man, and that this is the heritage of the Jewish people. The actual Hebrew word Mezuzah translates as “doorpost”. There is an outer containment and...

Masada (539 B.C -70 A.D) is an ancient fortress, built by King Herod, based on a high plateau in the desert, overlooking the Dead Sea. Masada was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. King Herod was known as the builder of Masada. The plateau’s natural defensive features (vertical cliffs of some 400 meters...

Hamat Gader is a unique place in the north of Israel. It contains several aspects that are, each at its own worth, outstanding. The name’s meaning is “Hot springs of Gadara”. It is located is in the Yarmuk valley, east of the Sea of Galilee. It is also based on the Arab ancient village by the name of...

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