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Al Omari Mosque Tiberias *

The Great Mosque Tiberias

Al Omari Mosque Tiberias Daher al-Omar (1689/90 – 21 August 1775) built “The Great Mosque Tiberias” in 1743 in Khan square in the heart of the old city of Tiberias. ...

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Old Synagogues Tiberias *

Etz Chaim Synagogue Tiberias

The old synagogues Tiberias (Tverya) are a group of synagogues situated in the old city of Tiberias, Israel, that date from the 18th and 19th centuries. Not all of the ...

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Ein Karem – Miriam’s Well*

Ein Karem

Panorama of Ein Karem from the Church of the Visitation The village of Ein Karem in Judaea not far from Jerusalem was mentioned several times in the Bible (Jeremiah 6:1; Nehemiah ...

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Church of the Visitation

Mary and Elizabeth

Walking up from Ein Karem What is the Church of the Visitation? The Virgin Mary, who was pregnant with Jesus, came to visit (Luke 1:39-56) her cousin Elizabeth (Elisheva), who ...

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