Russians in the Holy Land
Four decades ago, the “holy city” was divided into Arab and Jewish parts. West Jerusalem was transferred to the state of Israel formed in Palestine, and East was annexed to…

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Features of national shopping
Not always the reason for visiting Israel is a vacation. It is possible that you had to make a flight to Israel on business matters. The usual set of entertainment…

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The roads of Abraham, David and Christ
Meeting with Tel Aviv A comfortable Boeing 737 was approaching the Mediterranean coast of Israel, avoiding unfriendly territories. The aircraft began to descend, and in the night sky a brightly…

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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Who was Joseph by profession?

What a question, you say, of course, a carpenter. And you are not quite right. All four Gospels, as you know, are written in Greek, and the word “tecton” is used in relation to a craftsman from Nazareth, that is, simply “builder”. When translating the New Testament into European languages, including Slavic, the hero turned into a carpenter simply because our houses were built mainly of wood – until the 19th century. Continue reading

Coals from the fire of the Lord

One early spring morning with a jug on her shoulder, in wicker sandals on her bare feet, a girl of about 15-16 made her way to the source along a narrow winding road, which to this day connects the complex maze of Levantine villages. In the provincial Nazareth, this source was the only one, so even for those 250, and maybe 300 families that were found here, there was hardly enough drinking water. Continue reading

Shrines of Israel - Following Jesus
Pilgrimage to Israel is the dream of most Christians. If you have already decided to visit the Holy Land, which preserves the shrines of the three great world religions, we…

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Symbol of resistance
In the year 70 A.D. e., after the capture by the Romans of Jerusalem, Masada remained the only center of resistance. The last Sikari rebels took refuge in the fortress,…

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Unrivaled Tel Aviv
Israel is an amazing state, there is plenty of everything in it, everything is in abundance. And even there are two capitals here. The first and official is Jerusalem. This…

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Russians in the Holy Land
Four decades ago, the “holy city” was divided into Arab and Jewish parts. West Jerusalem was transferred to the state of Israel formed in Palestine, and East was annexed to…

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