Red Sea, beautiful Eilat
And yet it came, the day of departure to Moscow! But I really wanted to stay in Eilat, even for at least a week. The first minutes after arriving at…

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Nazareth. Church of the Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph
Statistics know everything. One must think that the total number of churches and temples of the Annunciation, erected on all continents of the globe, is also known. But only one…

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Gedi Spring Oasis
In the immediate vicinity of the Judean Desert, between the shores of the Dead Sea and the slopes of the mountains, there is a strip of land only a few…

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churches of Palestine

Cana of Galilee. Wedding Churches

Having left Nazareth (on highway number 754) by the path that Jesus walked after His expulsion from the city, we soon stop in the settlement of Cana of Galilee. Why is Galilee? Because there was another one, south of Zora. At the time of Jesus, Kahn was a fairly large settlement, at least more important than Nazareth, even if only because of its strategic position, being the link between the capital of the region at that time Zippori and his future successor Tiberius. Kahn entered the history of Christianity not only due to the very fact of the Miracle that Jesus performed here, but also due to its importance, semantic load: only after Baptism in water is the conversion of water into wine. The “counter” turned on, the process became irreversible, obliged at the final stage to complete the conversion of wine into blood, because the arch was to be thrown from the first supper in Cana to the last, Easter, in Jerusalem. Let us remind ourselves, finally, what really happened … Continue reading

The sea is calling
Israel is certainly lucky with the Dead Sea: the name itself attracts many people who need treatment or prevention of health. The fact that the level of medical care in…

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Under the Star of Bethlehem - Silence
When our small group arrived at a hotel in Jerusalem, we were unpleasantly surprised by the silence in the lobby. Before giving us electronic cards, which act as room keys,…

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Haifa: welcome to God's vineyards
How rapidly the landscape outside the bus window is changing - the Negev desert dotted with "moon craters", the hills and valleys of the Galilee, Mediterranean beaches, caves, gorges, serpentines…

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Israel: the sublime and the earthly
Israel is a state in the Middle East, formed on May 14, 1948 in accordance with the UN separation plan of Palestine. The capital is Jerusalem. The main economic and…

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