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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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Tombs of the Maccabees
The Tombs of the Maccabees are located west of Jerusalem in the Ben-Shemen Forest, near...
The tomb of Honi Hame’agel
The name of this first-century BCE sage “Honi the Circle-Drawer" comes from a mira...
Church of St. Joseph
This church, which marks the traditional home of Joseph and Mary, was built in 1914 ove...
Mikveh Israel Agricultural School
Mikveh Israel Agricultural School Mikveh Israel was founded in 1870 to teach a new way...
Church of Mary Magdalene
This Russian Orthodox church on the Mount of Olives was built in 1895 by Czar Alexander...
Church of John the Baptist
A picturesque lane in Ein Karem, southwest of Jerusalem leads to the Church of John the...
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Bayit Vagan Guest house
Bayit Vagan Guesthouse This guesthouse is located in Jerusalem's tranquil, country-sty...
Leonardo Art Tel Aviv Hotel
Leonardo Art Tel Aviv Hotel is perfectly located on the shore line , right in the heart...
Royal Rimonim Dead Sea
Perfectly suited for both a pampering Spa Getaway or an action packed experience in the...
Isrotel Tower, Tel Aviv
Located in the center of Tel Aviv, just three minutes walk form the beach, the hotel ha...
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