A Glimpse of Passover in Israel

Hi gang! While Christians celebrated Resurrection Day during the Jewish festival of Passover, remember that Jews celebrate Passover for an entire week (until sundown this Saturday)! I want to give you one example of the celebratory atmosphere in Israel. The video below is from Ben Yehuda Street, a pedestrian mall where locals and tourist mingle …

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Resurrection Day at the Garden Tomb

Happy Resurrection Day! Can you imagine being at the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem on Resurrection Day? On the original Resurrection Day, two women came to the tomb to find it empty. Today, thousands come every day to find an empty tomb! Some of the most impacting moments in Israel are those spent at the Garden …

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A Week that Changed History: He is Risen!

This sign actually hangs on a door marking the entrance into the Garden Tomb Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave. And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came …

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Why Don’t Passover and Easter Always Coincide?

As Passover week commenced Friday evening, and with Good Friday and Resurrection Day this weekend, Jewish and Christian celebrations coincide this year. However, that is not always the case. In fact, it is somewhat unusual and they can be weeks apart at times. Why is that? One for Israel produced an excellent article answering that …

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