Why Are Jewish Holidays Important to Christians?

Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘These are my appointed festivals, the appointed festivals of the Lord, which you are to proclaim as sacred assemblies.’ Leviticus 23:2 Since biblical times, Jewish holidays have existed in Israel in various forms and practices. They are the means through which Israelis designate the flow of a […]

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THE HULA VALLEY

THE HULA VALLEY

Nestled a short distance north from the Sea of Galilee is the Hula Valley, Israel’s premier bird watching region, which has gained global recognition in recent years drawing visitors and researchers from all over the world. Known as the notorious “malaria swamp” during the early years of the 1900’s, the valley was drained by Jewish […]

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Blessed Are You…

Blessed Are You…

Rising above the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Beatitudes is prominently situated above the Lake not far from Capernaum, Gennesaret (modern day Ginosar Kibbutz), Korazim and Magdala. The entirety of Jesus’ activities during his Galilean ministry took place within walking distance from the mountain, which is the reason Bible scholars […]

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