Category: Galilee

Shalom! Zippori

Zippori

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out  Shalom! Israel Next stop was to Zippori National Park located in the western Lower Galilee.  It was also our last stop in Galilee.  Remains of a magnificent city were discovered here – a system of streets, public buildings, dwellings, a theatre, a

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Shalom! The Ancient Galilee

Kfar Kedem - Ancient Galilee

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel We headed back to Galilee, visited Kfar Kedem that recreates the day-to-day life of ancient Galilee 2,000 years ago, during the Mishnah period.  Kfar Kedem is located at Hoshaya on Route 77, next to the Hamovil insection. The guide at

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Shalom! Capernaum, The Town of Jesus

Capernaum

Shalom! Continuing our journey on my trip to Israel, if you missed my earlier post, check out Shalom! Israel Continuing our journey reliving the life of Jesus at Capernaum, The Town of Jesus. According to the Gospels, Jesus selected Capernaum as the center of his public ministry in the Galilee after he left the small mountainous

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Shalom! Sea of Galilee

Sea of Galilee

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier post, check out  Shalom! Israel Continuing our journey reliving the life of Jesus at the Sea of Galilee. According to the New Testament, Jesus lived, preached and performed miracles in the Sea of Galilee and the surrounding area.  It was here that Jesus fed five

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Shalom! Mount of Beatitudes

Mount of Beattitudes

Shalom!  Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier post, check out Shalom! Israel Our journey reliving the life of Jesus has started.  Our first stop is to Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus was believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount. The Eight Beatitudes of Jesus (Gospel of St Matthew 5:3-10) “Blessed

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Shalom! Mount Carmel

Mt Carmel

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier post, check out  Shalom! Israel. After departing from Caesarea , our next stop was to Mount Carmel before calling it a day. We arrived at the south-eastern peak of Mount Carmel, Muhraka – Discalced Carmelite Order Sanctuary and Convent.  It is marked by a dramatic stone

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Shalom! Caesarea

Caesarea National Park

Shalom!  Beginning of our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier post, do check out – Shalom! Israel  Departed from Tel Aviv airport, our first stop was to Caesarea National Park. Caesarea National Park Caesarea National Park is situated on the Mediterranean coast in northern Sharon, lies alongside bays and shallow inlets and were

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