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Tabgha- Ein Sheva

Tabgha (Ein Sheva) is an area situated on the north-western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. It is traditionally accepted as the place of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes (Mark 6:30-46) and the fourth resurrection appearance of Jesus (John 21:1-24) after His Crucifixion.

Tabgha (Ein Sheva) is an area situated on the north-western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. It is traditionally accepted as the place of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes (Mark 6:30-46) and the fourth resurrection appearance of Jesus (John 21:1-24) after His Crucifixion.

Babylonian Jewry Reborn

The exhibition By the Rivers of Babylon opens this week at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, sharing the Al-Yahudu Archive with the public

The exhibition By the Rivers of Babylon opens this week at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem. This exhibition sheds new light on one of the most important episodes in biblical history: the Babylonian Exile. The pivotal focus of the exhibit is the Al-Yahudu Archive: a collection of over 100 cuneiform tablets, original documents from the Judean exilic community, which are on display to the public for the first time. Written in the ancient Akkadian language, they document the daily lives of the first generations of exiled Judeans following their deportation to Babylon.

Ein Karem: Home of John the Baptist and Place of the Visitation

Ein Karem, home of John the Baptist and Place of the Visitation, is situated on the western slopes of Jerusalem

The charming village of Ein Karem, situated on the western slopes of Jerusalem, is a popular destination for both pilgrims and locals alike, with its churches and monasteries, romantic cafes and restaurants, and green hills perfect for hiking.