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The Scots Hotel Tiberias & The Sea of Galilee – A Tale of Two Traditions

The Scots Hotel Tiberias & The Sea of Galilee – A Tale of Two Traditions

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One of the amazing things about traveling around Israel is the mixing of so many different cultures and traditions.  Imagine my astonishment when our hotel on the shore of the Sea of Galilee turned out to be like a visit to…
One of the amazing things about traveling around Israel is the mixing of so many different cultures and traditions.  Imagine my astonishment when our hotel on the shore of the Sea of Galilee turned…
5 Most Amazing and Luxurious Ski Resorts in the World

5 Most Amazing and Luxurious Ski Resorts in the World

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Hey there! Winter is not over yet, and if you’re looking to savor these last few weeks, don’t fret! You still have a chance to plan a ski trip somewhere with tons of snow and mountains. However, if you are…
Hey there! Winter is not over yet, and if you’re looking to savor these last few weeks, don’t fret! You still have a chance to plan a ski trip somewhere with tons of snow…
Church of the Holy Sepulchre in  Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

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One of the highlights of my trip through Israel and the Stations of the Cross was my visit to The Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is said to be built on the site where Jesus was crucified and has been the…
One of the highlights of my trip through Israel and the Stations of the Cross was my visit to The Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is said to be built on the site where Jesus…
Masada: Ancient Fortress

Masada: Ancient Fortress

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Masada(Hebrew for fortress) is a place of grim and majestic beauty that has become one of the Jewish people’s greatest symbols as the place where the last Jewish stronghold against Roman invasion stood. Next to Jerusalem, it is the most popular…
Masada(Hebrew for fortress) is a place of grim and majestic beauty that has become one of the Jewish people’s greatest symbols as the place where the last Jewish stronghold against Roman invasion stood. Next to…
The Birth Place, Church of Nativity

The Birth Place, Church of Nativity

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To me, the word Bethlehem conjures up vivid images.  Having been brought up Catholic, I heard the story about the birth in the manger from a very young age. Every Christmas, we set up the scene of that famous manger scene with…
To me, the word Bethlehem conjures up vivid images.  Having been brought up Catholic, I heard the story about the birth in the manger from a very young age. Every Christmas, we set up the scene…
The Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross

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Via Dolorosa is a “street” in Old Jerusalem which is held to be the path that Jesus walked while carrying the cross.  The street is actually a passageway in a crowded Arab market which sells products both for locals (foodstuffs,…
Via Dolorosa is a “street” in Old Jerusalem which is held to be the path that Jesus walked while carrying the cross.  The street is actually a passageway in a crowded Arab market which…
Mosaics Church of the Annunciation

Mosaics Church of the Annunciation

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Hanging along the walls in the front courtyard and inside the upper church are national mosaics of Mary that were donated to “The Church of the Annunciation” from almost every country around the world.   There are 43 national mosaics…
Hanging along the walls in the front courtyard and inside the upper church are national mosaics of Mary that were donated to “The Church of the Annunciation” from almost every country around the world.…
The Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth

The Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth

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Being Catholic and have spent many years in catechism studying, l know the story of Jesus….how the Angel Gabriel spoke to Mary. and told her that she would become pregnant with a boy. His name would be Jesus. He would be the Son of…
Being Catholic and have spent many years in catechism studying, l know the story of Jesus….how the Angel Gabriel spoke to Mary. and told her that she would become pregnant with a boy. His name would be Jesus.…
A Stroll through the Hasidic Neighborhood in Jerusalem

A Stroll through the Hasidic Neighborhood in Jerusalem

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On our first day that we arrived in Jerusalem we checked into the American Colony Hotel and decided to check out the streets of Jerusalem staying close to the hotel. We walked a few blocks and found ourselves deep in a…
On our first day that we arrived in Jerusalem we checked into the American Colony Hotel and decided to check out the streets of Jerusalem staying close to the hotel. We walked a few blocks…
Behind the Wailing Wall

Behind the Wailing Wall

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The Western or Wailing Wall is for many millions around the world, one of the great holy spots in the world. It is commonly thought of as being part of the original and second Temple.  Imagine that, the original Temple…
The Western or Wailing Wall is for many millions around the world, one of the great holy spots in the world. It is commonly thought of as being part of the original and second…
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