Tagged: Day 6

Dead Sea

About: The Dead Sea is located in the southern end of the Jordan River. It is the location of the lowest elevation on earth. Because the Dead Sea has no way for water to...

Mount Nebo

About: The Mountain of Nebo is a tall summit at the southern tip of Israel. It provides a stunning view of the Jordan Valley and Israel. This is the mount from which Moses saw...

Bet She’an / Scythopolis

About: Bet She’an is a city near the Jordan river with key strategic importance which may have existed since 2000 BC. It was conquered by Egypt in 1500 BC and became the center of...

Yardenit

About: Yardenit is a place along the Jordan river near the sea of Galilee where people come to be baptized.  This site is not connected with any biblical event, but was established by the...

Hippos / Susita

About: The ancient city of Hippos, also called Susita, (both names mean “horse”) is a city on a hill on the East side of the Sea of Galilee. It was part of the Decapolis, or...

Tiberias

About: Tiberias is considered one of the four Holy Cities of Judaism, along with Jerusalem, Hebron, and Safed. It was founded around 20 AD by Herod Agrippa, son of Herod the Great, and became...