The rescue of the miners in Chile galvanized the world as it was broadcast live on news networks last year, keeping viewers at the edge of their seats until all 33 men trapped underground for more than two months were lifted to freedom.
Tourism is up in the Holy Land, big time. During 2010, an estimated two million people visited Bethlehem, a record year for the biblical destination. But, like Mary and Joseph so many centuries ago, most of the pilgrims could find no room at the inn.
Tel Aviv Municipality named seven new neighborhoods this week, one of which was after a New Testament figure, Tabitha, well known for her charitable works, and whom Peter raised from the dead.
There are few places as diminutive from the outside and yet grandiose on the inside as the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. The church was built originally in 325 A.D. by Constantine's mother
The stark beauty of the place is noticeable from the moment you get out of the car or bus. The Wadi Qelt area of the Judean desert forms an oasis of sheer beauty and certainly seems to have been a fitting place for Joachim and Anne to have stood and prayed to God for the Virgin Mary.
Once infamous as a hotbed of hostility and terrorism against Israel, Nablus is now thriving with a mall, a movie theater and the head offices of the Palestinian Securities Exchange.
Israel's Minister of Tourism, Stas Misezhnikov, sent a letter this week to the Chilean miners inviting them and their spouses to visit the Holy Land this Christmas.
As Christians, we believe that the sacrifice made by Jesus was the ultimate, final atonement for our sins. However, we are required to continuously invoke that sacrifice as we seek forgiveness
Honey. It's sweet and sticky and these days, everywhere you look in the Holy Land, it seems to be available in more varieties than one can count.
The Negev is a paradise for hikers and for those seeking an exciting trek inside Israel's largest desert, local expert tour guide Yoel Oren is sharing his favorites in the post below.
Participating as a volunteer in an archaeological digs generally comes with a nice price tag. But here's a deal that's really worth looking at. Magdala, the home of a 1st century synagague.Tags Archaeology
The 35th Annual International Arts and Crafts Fair of Jerusalem will take place in Sultan’s Pool from 2-14 August, 2010.
An abundance of South Florida churchgoers are journeying to Israel, spurred by a calm security climate and a push by pastors who want their flocks to connect with the land of Jesus.
South Florida churchgoers are heading to the Holy Land in droves, just as hurricane season begins in their region and the best part of summer gets underway in Israel.
Participating as a volunteer in an archaeological digs generally comes with a nice price tag. But here's a deal that's really worth looking at.Tags Archaeology