The dramatic story about Capenaum. How that little fishing town was once a nice town, hosting one of the most famous people in the world, then getting cursed by the same person and see the result of that now; only ruins left!
Here you see an overview about the public tours, created by Shalom Israel. There are many other tours, which are created as private tours and can’t be marketed or operated. The tours are coming in different settings. First of all, the tour itself is a VIP tour with the highest quality possible. Secondly, the tours can be customized and then can become even VIP Plus or a low-budget tour, as you wish.
A post about churches mainly in Jerusalem, Israel. Here we talk about the well known and the unknown churches and monasteries in Jerusalem and direct surrounding of this ancient city.
At the Qumran caves, a desolate place overlooking the Dead Sea, a discovery was made that gave us dramatic new evidence that the Hebrew text of the Old Testament is accurate and trustworthy. This was the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. That’s one fact, which made the church and other Christians happy. But you need to understand that western society is originally based on Christianity. Today, many people moves away from religions and of course Christianity, but do they move away from the truth?
An amazing collection of painted art about the Crusaders in Israeli history.
No other country in the world has any history comparable as that of the lands of Israel, none! It makes this lands, where “rivers of blood streamed through its fields, hundreds of thousands wept, loss of lives was indescribable”, an unique place, where conflict ruled for thousands of years, over and over again, never ending. In all of its history, all invading civilizations left something behind in Israel and when you look now, you see those civilizations still exist, living within the peoples and in this amazing, unique country.
An article about the history of the Christian churches in Israel. Because there are so many different groups of Christian churches, and Israel is seen as the central place for Christianity, they are all represented in this land. And because Israel is a democracy with the freedom of religion, and the churches choose to stay autonomous, who all share the holy places in the Holy Land, its history is long and complex.
The Foundation Stone, is considered – according Judaism – the first piece of stone, from which the earth is created. It’s also the location where Adam, Cain, Abel and Noah offered sacrifices to God and where Noah is said to have landed there after the Flood. According Islam, it’s the place where the spirits of the dead can be heard awaiting Judgment Day. The Dome of the Rock is built over its location.
Many are speaking about the Western Wall and it’s many times in the news and focus of unrest and conflict. But what is exactly the Western Wall? When was it created and who has claim on the wall? This article explains what the Western Wall actually is, who created it and who claims the structure and why.
An extended and detailed article about the 14 Stations of the Cross, which identify with the suffering of Jesus on his way to crucifixion. Their route is called the Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrows). This is also the name of the principal street they follow, a narrow marketplace abustle with traders and shoppers, most likely similar to the scene on the first Good Friday.