For important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. A well or a monument…which is the better legacy? The Holy Land is filled with both and the Bible is replete with passages about digging wells and erecting monuments that were suppose to jog memories and keep the past alive. … More A Well Or A Monument…Which Are You Leaving?
For Important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here The Temple Mount, The Center Of Attention In A World With A Short Attention Span If you were one of the thousands googling about safety in the Holy Land in July 2017, the Jerusalem Temple Mount incident probably caught your … More Safety In The Holy Land, Where A Hill Is The Center Of Attention
For Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. Is the whole Jerusalem Temple Mount episode (July 2017) really about metal detectors? There are metal detectors everywhere else in Israel, not to mention the world, at checkpoints, the entrances to malls and other public places that Israelis, Muslims, Christians and others walk … More The Temple Mount: A Hill, A Powder Keg, Metal Detectors and the Status Quo
One trip to Masada is never enough! Witness the number of people who go back time and time again….seemingly to observe the same scenery yet hearing new voices from history on each visit. Golden Age of Jewish History Masada’s big moment, part of the Second Temple period, 166 BC to 70 AD, is often considered … More Masada, Echoes In Time
Ah….the Jordan, many rivers are more beautiful, countless are longer, wider, deeper, and cleaner, but no other river evokes such affection, serenity or peace, especially in the hearts of God’s people, as the Jordan River, one of 26 rivers in Israel. The Jordan is mentioned 175 times in the Old Testament and about 15 times in the … More The Jordan River…. That Peaceful, Easy Feeling
In 2017, the Dead Sea Scrolls celebrated their 70th birthday! Discovered in caves near the Dead Sea in 1947, these manuscripts have stayed in the top ten of archaeological finds for 70+ years. You can see God’s hand in their preservation, sheltered in clay urns, these fragile artifacts spent centuries in the driest, lowest place … More Did You Know The Dead Sea Scrolls Turned 70 In 2017?
People tried to buy it, others dumped garbage at its foot, paratroopers shed tears on its stones, and men and women from every nation, walks of life and status tuck prayers into its cracks and crevices. It has withstood fire, earthquakes, war, politics and time, to stand immoveable and strong for those wanting to reach … More The Western Wall: A Holy Wall in The Holy City
According to Biblical accounts, the Dead Sea region was a place of refuge for David after he was anointed king and Saul, unhappy with that turn of events, plotted to kill him. It was also the world’s first health spa as Herod the Great, the Queen of Sheba, Cleopatra, King Solomon and many others dallied … More The Dead Sea, Unique, Matchless and Mesmerizing
No matter where you stand in the Jezreel Valley, located in northern Israel and also known as the Valley of Armageddon, you can see the rounded visage of Mount Tabor. Located at the nexus of many ancient travel routes that crisscrossed Palestine, Mount Tabor served as a strategic sentinel during Biblical times and a symbol … More At Mount Tabor, Close Encounters of the Divine Kind
Israel is many things to many people … A land claimed by the world’s three great religions as their place of origin; a challenging melting pot of contemporary world politics, intrigue and conflicts; a surprising land of diverse and astonishing natural beauty, complete with ethnic complexities, historical consequence and Biblical significance; an archaeologist’s treasure chest, … More Israel: Myth Buster, Treasure Chest, Surprise