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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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Ski Gilbo'a is a dry ski slopes site, which is located on the northern skopes of Mt. G...
The Ethiopian Church in Central Jerusalem
Built in 1893, The Ethiopian Church is a charming island of tranquility 10 minutes walk...
Tiberium is a unique four part water, music and light show with each part being shown s...
Light and Sound Show at Massada (Metsada)
Light and Sound Show at the foot of Massada (Metsada) National Park, presenting the way...
Bet Gabriel A cultural institution located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, with ...
The nineteenth-century Carmelite church and monastery of Stella Maris is perched at the...
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The hotel has rooms for couples and families, a swimming-pool and a bar, and provides b...
The Ambassador Hotel, built in 1952, is one of the first modern hotels in East Jerusale...
Luxury hotel offering both suites and family rooms, all facing the sea or the swimming-...
Kfar Giladi Hotel
Kfar Giladi offers a homely environment and invites you to take a magical vacation in ...
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