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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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The park setting of the antiquities at this site, which Herod the Great named Antipatri...
Terra nova winery
The winery was established in 2006 and it produces approximately 4,000 bottles annually...
Ancient Synagogue Pki'in
Synagogue dating from 1873. Two stones are embedded in its walls which, tradition has i...
The winery was established in 1999 and it produces approximately 75,000 bottles annuall...
Atlit Ma'apilim Camp
Atlit Camp was the detention camp for illegal immigrants established in Israel during t...
The winery was established in 2004 and it produces approximately 17,000 bottles annuall...
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Palm Beach Hotel
Seafront hotel with private beach at the southern end of Acre. Rooms face the Mediterra...
Ein Gedi Hostel
The Ein Gedi Hostel offers views of the Dead Sea and the magnificent cliffs of the Jude...
Dead Sea Gardens Hotel
Rooms and suites face the Dead Sea. The hotel's spa includes Dead Sea water pools, dry ...
Leonardo Club Dead Sea
Hotel with various rooms which face the sea, some with whirlpools on the terrace. Facil...
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