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…

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Gedi Spring Oasis
In the immediate vicinity of the Judean Desert, between the shores of the Dead Sea and the slopes of the mountains, there is a strip of land only a few…

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Jerusalem - the crossroads of the worlds
In the air of Jerusalem, the bells of the Christian churches mix with the deep voice of a mullah coming from the speakers of mosques and the white dust of…

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Moscow

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 Jordan. In June 1967, Israel also captured the eastern part of the city, and later declared all of Jerusalem “the indivisible capital” of the Jewish state. Of course, I knew that the Russian Orthodox Church owned real estate in the Holy Land. Continue reading

Excursions to Israel - combine the useful with the pleasant
Israel is a small country, and yet, few people who have visited there only once will be able to confidently say that they saw absolutely everything interesting that a hospitable…

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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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Gedi Spring Oasis
In the immediate vicinity of the Judean Desert, between the shores of the Dead Sea and the slopes of the mountains, there is a strip of land only a few…

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Traveling to Israel - where to start?
Have you decided to travel to Israel? Congratulations on making such a wonderful and exceptionally correct decision. You will find a journey to a country that is close to us…

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