THE VIA DOLOROSA

The Via Dolorosa is the traditional route that commemorates Yeshua’s final journey from judgment by Pilate to crucifixion and burial. It is a zigzag pathway in the Old City of Jerusalem that is roughly 600 meters long. Every Friday, a group lead by Franciscans walk through the Via Dolorosa in order to identify with Yeshua’s […]

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The Upper Room

The Upper Room, mentioned in Mark 14:15 and Luke 22:12, is where Yeshua ate His last Passover meal with the disciples. Tradition locates this room just outside the current Old City of Jerusalem’s walls, south of Zion Gate. This location, also called the Cenacle, has been the traditional location since the 4th century BC. Even […]

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MAGDALA

Magdala was a major port city on the Sea of Galilee during the time of Yeshua. Located just north of Tiberius, on the northwestern shore of the sea, Magdala was an important trade city with prosperous fishing. In Christian circles, Magdala is best known as the hometown of Mary Magdalene. Emergency archaeological excavations began at […]

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JERICHO

Jericho is one of the most famous cities in the Bible. It is the second most excavated city in Israel, behind Jerusalem. It is known as the “oldest city on earth” due to archeological discoveries onsite, and is one of the lowest cities on earth, at 846 feet (258 meters) below sea level. Biblical events […]

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