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Below the streets of Jerusalem’s Old City lies the Praetorium (Matt. 17:27; Mark 15:16) where Jesus was condemned by Pontius Pilate. Located at the beginning of the Via Dolorosa, this is one of the most memorable stops a Christian can make in the Holy City.
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Below the streets of
lies the Praetorium (Matt. 17:27; Mark 15:16) where Jesus was condemned by Pontius Pilate. Located at the beginning of the
, this is one of the most memorable stops a Christian can make in the Holy City.
Over it, in the nineteenth century, the Sisters of Zion built a convent, incorporating the arch said to have been where Pontius Pilate presented Jesus to the people and said “here is the man” (John 19:5). Little did the sisters know that in the coming years, the deeper they dug beneath their convent, the more remains would emerge of this gigantic fortress, built by Herod the Great. Visitors can see a large cistern covered by a later pavement etched with meaningful symbols, including the “game of the King.” Here, many pause in prayer and to recall Jesus’ mocking by the Roman soldiers at the place John called the Gabbata, or “stone pavement” (John 19:13).
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Hutzut Hayotzer Artists Colony
Two years after the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967, a no-man’s land between the Ne...
Ari's Tomb and Mikveh
Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-1572), the Ari left his mark deeply on Safed and on Kabbalah th...
Caesarea Harbor Located in the Caesarea National Park, the port offers a wide range ...
Church of the Transfiguration
Ecclesiastical complex on top of Mount Tabor, identified by Christians as the place whe...
Tel Beit Shemesh The Bible is everywhere at Tel Beit Shemesh, although its have not be...
Katros House - The Burnt House
House that used to belong to the Katros family, a priestly family mentioned in the Talm...
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Luxury hotel offering both suites and family rooms, all facing the sea or the swimming-...
Bnei Dan Hostel
The Bnei Dan Guest House is situated in northern Tel Aviv next to the Yarkon River and ...
The hotel has rooms for couples and families, a swimming-pool and a bar, and provides b...
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