A post about Russian-Orthodox churches in Israel, which is being used to create Shalom Israel Orthodox Church tours. These collection of churches is interesting, because they are so unbelievable beautiful with a rich history.
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.
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.
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.
Here are some stories for your enjoyment about not well known sights, which are part of our Christian (Catholic and Orthodox) tours. Our guides are fully trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of the tours and they love to lead groups to unknown sights.
An article about the most beautiful churches and monasteries in Israel.