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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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Tomb of the Baba Sali
The Baba Sali, Rabbi Israel Abuhazera, whose tomb in the Negev town of Netivot was the ...
Tomb of Samuel
The traditional tomb of Samuel the prophet, known as Nebi Samwil, overlooks Jerusalem f...
Tomb of Rabbi Akiva
Rabbi Akiva is a beloved figure in Jewish history and lore: From an ignorant shepherd h...
Tomb of David
For centuries, Jews have streamed to the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion in Jerusalem ...
Tomb of Rabbi Meir Ba’al Haness
“Ba'al Haness,” means “miracle worker” and Jews seeking healing miracles or other divin...
The Ethiopian Church in Central Jerusalem
Built in 1893, The Ethiopian Church is a charming island of tranquility 10 minutes walk...
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The hotel was 16 rooms and operates on a bed and breakfast.
Club Inn Hotel Eilat
The Hotel is in 5 km south of the city on Almog BeachGuests may use spa services, kids...
Villa Galilee is a Hotel de Charme boutique hotel located in Safed. The Villa Galilee ...
C Hotel Eilat
The hotel is located in the center of the town of Eilat, near shopping centers, the ai...
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