Virtual Tour: Pool of Siloam

When you read about Jerusalem in the Bible, do you really know the location of what you are reading about? While the Old City of Jerusalem is what we read about in the New Testament, it was not the actual seat of Jewish life until the time of King Herod, who demonstrated his building prowess …

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Must See: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Pilgrimage Road in the City of David

One of my favorite places in Israel is the City of David. From there, King David ruled the kingdom. Did you know the City of David is actually the ancient Jerusalem? Indeed, until Solomon built the Temple (around 1,000 BC), Jerusalem was situated down the hill to the south. David built a glorious palace there, …

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City of David and Hezekiah’s Tunnel

Navigating Hezekiah's Tunnel One of my favorite places in Israel is the City of David, the location of the ancient palace and city of Israel's greatest king, King David. While tourists flock to the Old City to see sites such as Temple Mount, the Western Wall, and other important Biblical sites, archaeologists have been busy …

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Tour Rewind: Temple Mount, Pools of Bethesda, Southern Steps, City of David

Replica of what Temple Mount looked like in Jesus' day (This view is from the southeastern corner.) Once in Jerusalem, the pace picks up and there is much more walking and less bus time. The city and the sites are much more crowded, and the skills of bus drivers in traffic are put to the …

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