Unforgiven
“When Moses went down from Mount Sinai and the two tablets of revelation were in Moses’s hand when he descended from the mountain, Moses did not know that his face…

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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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Unforgiven
“When Moses went down from Mount Sinai and the two tablets of revelation were in Moses’s hand when he descended from the mountain, Moses did not know that his face…

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Russian saints

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 is believed in Israel itself, as well as in the United States and some of the Latin American countries. For the rest of the world, the capital of the Promised Land is Tel Aviv. In terms of size and significance, it is the second Israeli city. Continue reading

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

Where to go in Israel?
Excursions in Israel are very interesting, and it does not matter which tour you choose, any one will be remembered for a long time. Each city here is a unique…

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Holidays in Israel: why go?
Many people ask why go to Israel? We are ready to give several reasons that will surely convince even the most experienced traveler. What you need to know about Israel?…

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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…

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Before traveling to Israel: check yourself
Going on a last-minute tour of Israel? Perhaps you are planning a trip to any other country? As a rule, we always do things in advance, but often we feel…

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