Mosaic of a white pelican feeding its young on Calvary Hill, 11th Station of the Cross

Calvary Hill Mosaics

Posted on August 17, 2015, by shiraelazary

The church of the Holy Sepulcher is one of the most unique and impressive sites in Israel, whose appeal transcends any religious definitions. Most Christian denominations denote this place as the site of Jesus' crucifixion, burial and resurrection, but even non-Christians find themselves marveling at the Escher-esque architecture and colorful stories from its long history. (...)

Magdala Center

Magdala Center

Posted on January 18, 2015, by shiraelazary

One cold winter morning I drove over to Magdala Center by the Sea of Galilee, to finally learn about the exciting findings that were excavated there. I've been hearing about the place for years, but since it only opened for visitors on May 2014, I was itching to find out what the fuss was about. (...)

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