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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 ...
Mount of Olives Cemetery
Jews have sought since antiquity to be buried on the Mount of Olives, where according t...
The Via Dolorosa, the road Jesus walked from the place of Pontius Pilate’s sentencing t...
Mount of Beatitudes
This is the hill on which Jesus was said to have preached the Sermon on the Mount, perh...
Abu Ghosh is a picturesque village of 5,000, just a few minutes’ drive west of Jerusale...
Megiddo National Park
The ancient biblical mound of Megiddo in Megiddo National Park, whose universal value h...
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Bayit Vagan Guest house
Bayit Vagan Guesthouse This guesthouse is located in Jerusalem's tranquil, country-sty...
Oasis Dead Sea
Our Oasis Dead Sea Resort – nestled between the Judean hills and the shore of the Dead ...
Bat Yam Hotel
Hotel Bat Yam is located on the cost line of Bat-Yam.
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