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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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Har Bracha Winery
The winery was established in 2004 and it produces approximately 10,000 bottles annuall...
From Holocaust to Revival Museum
Museum documenting the sequence of events in the history of the Jewish people from the ...
The winery was established in 2005 and it produces approximately 20,000 bottles annuall...
Aaronson House. During the First World War, Zichron Yaakov was used a center for underg...
The winery was established in 2003 and it produces approximately 100,000 bottles annual...
Israel's highest mountain at 2,814 meters offers Israel's only skiing site. One can ski...
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Caesar Premier, Tiberias
The hotel, very close to Lake Kineret and Tiberias shopping and recreation centers, mak...
Ha-Melekh Shlomo Hotel - Tiberias
The hotel overlooks Lake Kineret and contains a health club, a gym, a children's club a...
Leonardo Club Tiberias
10-story hotel in the Old City within walking distance of the promenade and the beach, ...
The hotel is located in Ashkelon’s magical marina and holds 131 hospitality rooms with...
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