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Thursday, July 13 2017

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Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (O)

On the 12, the feast is celebrated in Capernaum on the Sea of Galilee.

On the 13, the feast of the Twelve Apostles is celebrated in the Church of the Apostles in Tiberias.

 

Related sites worth visiting:

  • Capernaum, “the town of Jesus” - ancient fishing village, the ancient Synagogue and the House of St. Peter.
  • Bethsaida, the birthplace of Saints Peter, Andrew and Philip - the ancient fishing village near the place where the Jordan  river enters the Sea of Galilee.
  •  “Jesus Boat” Museum in Kibbutz Ginossar
  • Jaffa and Caesarea (Acts 10).

 

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In the Valley of David and Goliath

A mysterious city with two gates, that existed 3,000 years ago, was discovered in Khirbet Qeiyafa, in the Elah Valley. Who were its inhabitants - Philistines, Canaanites or king David's subjects?

A new exhibition in the Bible Lands Museum, will unearth for the very first time unique finding including inscriptions, cultic shrines and more.

Until this day, the battle between David and Goliath is one of the most renowned stories, that survived through time. Now, visitor can acquaint themselves to the 3,000 year old fortified city that may be the ancient biblical Sha'arayim ( 'two gates' in Hebrew).

The exhibition will take place in the Bible Lands Museum, and is now open for visitors