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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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Bethsaida, just north of the Sea of Galilee, was home to Peter, Andrew and Philip and, ...
Cana and the Wedding Church
The village of Kafr Cana in the Lower Galilee is identified in Christian tradition as C...
Cave of Elijah
Elijah’s Cave in Haifa brings visitors both the sanctity of a Jewish holy place and the...
Hamat Tiberias National Park
The Hamat Tiberias synagogue was built between 286 and 337 CE, when the Sanhedrin was h...
Tomb and cave of Rabbi Shimon Bar-Yochai
The tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, traditional author of the kabalistic work, the Zoh...
Tomb of Nebi Yafouri
According to one Druze tradition, Nebi (prophet) Yaf’ouri, was a mystic whose high mora...
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The established Metropolitan hotel offers 218 rooms and 10 suites. Adjacent to the hote...
Spa Club hotel Dead Sea
The Spa Club hotel is the first spa hotel of its kind in the entire Dead Sea region. S...
Hilton Tel Aviv
Hotel in the heart of the esplanade, and the rooms face the sea, the swimming pool or t...
The "Drachim" hotel, located at the entrance to the city of Dimona. The beau...
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