Tagged: Day 9

Bethlehem

About: Bethlehem is the city to which Mary and Joseph traveled in order to be registered for the Roman census and the one in which Jesus was born (Luke 2:1-7), as prophesied by Micah...

Herodium

About: The Herodium is a fortress and a palace built by Herod the Great at the location where he battled and defeated the Parthians in 40 BC.  The hill on which the palace-fortress sits...

Jerusalem

About: Jerusalem, the current capital of Israel, is located in southern half of Israel west of North end of the Dead Sea. Jerusalem has been the center of Israelite religious life since the first temple...

Model of Jerusalem

About: The Holyland model of Jerusalem is a 21,520 square foot model of Jerusalem during the second temple period (around the time of Jesus). This 1:50 scale model was commissioned in 1966 by Hans...

The Shrine of the Book

About: Located in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the Shrine of the Book houses the Dead Sea Scrolls. It was built as a white dome and a black basalt wall, symbolizing the battle between...

Holocaust Museum

About: Yad Vashem is Israel’s official memorial to the Jews killed in the Holocaust. The name comes from Isaiah 56:6 – translated ” a place and a name.” It is intended to be a...