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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Nazareth
The bells ring from church towers. Monks in hoods and frolicing children flashed among crowds of pilgrims from around the world. The aromas of fresh coffee, exotic spices and freshly…

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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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Tabor acorns

Farewell to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a holy city for the three world religions. There is no other place on earth where God is so remembered. Orthodox pilgrims from Russia in recent centuries have been one of the most significant groups of pilgrims in the Holy Land. Like centuries ago, each of them opens this earth in its own way.

Who can sleep last night in Jerusalem? The last days are always different from the first, and especially in Israel. The first day was a day of questions. Isn’t it early that I arrived in the Holy Land? Is it ready? Why didn’t I have time to read any of the books bought before the trip ?! And solid questions regarding those places where we visited. Continue reading

Holy places of the Sea of Galilee
The Sea of ​​Galilee is Israel's largest lake. Perhaps on a global scale it is not so great, but given its importance for the country, the Israelis call it the…

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Blink. Church of St. Mary Magdalene
Josephus calls the settlement Tarihei. It is Magdala or Migdal, most likely due to the presence in the settlement of a fortress-tower ("Migdal" in Hebrew - "tower"), in which there…

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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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Franciscan Order in the Holy Land
But only the Order of the Franciscans earned the right to be called the Keepers of the Holy Land, and its founder, Francis of Assisi, wore the stigmata from the…

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