January 16, 2017

There is no question that Jesus was crucified and buried in Jerusalem. However, there is great debate amongst the different Christian denominations and academic scholars, where exactly in Jerusalem and the Old City was Jesus Crucified and where lays the Tomb of Jesus f...

January 15, 2017

The Garden Tomb is a beautiful garden situated right outside the Old City Walls of Jerusalem. Traditionally, Protestants, evangelists, Anglicans and other reform churches believe this to be the site of Christ’s crucifixion, burial & resurrection. This is opposed to the...

January 14, 2017

The name of the hill on which Jesus was crucified appears in all the canonical gospels as ‘Golgotha’ or ‘Calvary’, which is Aramaic and Hebrew for ‘Skull’.

It’s possible that the hill was named ‘The Skull’ because of its shape, but it’s also plausible that it was named...

January 14, 2017

There is little doubt that this tomb belonged to a wealthy man who lived around the first century. The beautiful gardens and wine press outside the tomb serve as an indication for this. Moreover, the groove in front of the tomb was probably used for a rolling stone to...

January 14, 2017

This is believed by many Protestant, Evangelists and Anglican Christians to be the tomb of Jesus Christ. Although many believers agree that we cannot know for a fact that this is the Tomb of Jesus and location of his crucifixion and that the church of the Holy Sepulchr...

January 14, 2017

Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel and is considered a holy city in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.Over 3000 years of history can be found here including holy sites such as the‘Stations of the Cross’ – believed by Catholics and Orthodox to be the path tak...

January 14, 2017

The Jerusalem wall is another name given to the outer wall of the Old city of Jerusalem. It also sometimes refers to the Western Wall, or Wailing Wall, which is by the Temple Mount in Jerusalem  The Jerusalem old City wall was built around 1535 AD by the Ottoman rule i...

January 11, 2017

Jaffa street, or Jaffa road, is one of the major streets in the Jerusalem and many city landmarks can be found along the way such as the Jerusalem Mahane Yehuda Market, Zion Square, the Old City walls and the municipality of Jerusalem situated on Safra Square. 

J...

January 11, 2017

The Jaffa Gate, currently the main entrance to the Old City,  gate is named so for it served as the gate leading to the port city of Jaffa The Ottomans built a clock tower on the gate structure to commemorate the 30 year rule of Sultan Abdul Hamid II. However, the cloc...

January 11, 2017

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the holiest church in Catholic Christianity. Also known as the Church of the Resurrection, the church stands where it is believed that Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was built in 326 AD...

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