The Miracle of the Swine

The Miracle of the Swine

So the Miracle of the Swine is one of the miracles performed by Jesus according to the New Testament. The story shows Jesus exorcising a demon or demons out of a man and into a herd of swine; causing the swine to run down a hill into a lake and drown themselves. The traditional location […]

Tel Dan Stele

Tel Dan Stele

So the Tel Dan Stele is a fragmentary stele containing a Canaanite inscription, discovered in 1993 in Tel Dan by Gila Cook; a member of an archaeological team lead by Avraham Biran; the pieces having been used to construct an ancient stone wall that survived into modern times. In fact, the Tel Dan Stele is […]

Ultra Orthodox Jerusalem Tour

Ultra Orthodox Jerusalem Tour

In this Ultra Orthodox Jerusalem Tour, we would explore the Jewish Neighborhood of the Holy City. And while doing it we will get to know Jewish practices and the Ultra-Orthodox way of life. But who are the Ultra-Orthodox? Where did came from? I’ll try to answer these questions and more below. So the Ultra-Orthodox Judaism […]

Masada Museum Tour

Masada Museum Tour

On our Masada Museum Tour, we will explore one of the favorite museums in Israel. And I think that if you’re touring Masada National Park you must step in and visit the little museum because it is really a short experience. But it’s worth it for sure! In May 2007, the Masada Museum was inaugurated. […]

Israel Museum Tour

Israel Museum Tour

This time we are going to tour the Israel Museum. My Israel Museum Tour is one of my favorites tours I like to give since there is so much to see and explore in the Museum. So let’s start without delay, I would like to start with the Model of Second Temple Jerusalem which is […]

The Druze

Druze

The Druze are an Arabic-speaking esoteric ethnoreligious group originating in Western Asia who self-identify as The People of Monotheism (Al-Muwaḥḥidūn). Jethro of Midian is considered an ancestor of Druze; who revere him as their spiritual founder and chief prophet. It is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the teachings of Hamza ibn Ali ibn Ahmad and the sixth Fatimid caliph, al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah; and Ancient Greek philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras, and Zeno of Citium. The Epistles […]

Battle of Megiddo

Pharaoh Necho II

This Battle of Megiddo is recorded as having taken place in 609 BCE when Pharaoh Necho II of Egypt led his army to Carchemish (northern Syria) to join with his allies; the fading Neo-Assyrian Empire, against the surging Neo-Babylonian Empire. This required passing through territory controlled by the Kingdom of Judah. The Judaean king Josiah refused to let the Egyptians pass. The Judaean forces […]

The Battle of Megiddo

The Battle of Megiddo

The Battle of Megiddo, fought 15th century BCE, was between the Egyptian forces under the command of Pharaoh Thutmose III and a large rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states led by the king of Kadesh. In fact, it is the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail. Also, Megiddo is the first recorded use of the composite […]

The Armageddon 

The Armageddon

According to the Book of Revelation in the New Testament; the Armageddon (from Hebrew: Har Megiddo) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times; variously interpreted as either a literal or a symbolic location.  The “mount” of Megiddo in northern Israel is not actually a mountain; but […]

The First Jewish Roman War

First Jewish Roman War - Titus Arch

The First Jewish Roman War (66–73 CE), was the first of three major revolts by the Jews against the Romans. Read all about it in this post!