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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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Cana of the Galilee

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Cana of the Galilee The Arab village of Kafr Cana in the Lower Galilee has been identified in Christian tradition as Cana of the Galilee. Here, according to tradition, Jesus performed two ...

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Paran Monastery

Paran Monastery and Nahal Prat Nature Reserve

Paran The Desert of Paran or Wilderness of Paran (also sometimes spelled Pharan or Faran; מדבר פארן) is in the Sinai Peninsula 35 miles from Mount Sinai. The Paran Monatery in the ...

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Beth Saida

Bethsaida (Khirbet et-Tel) is an ancient city 2 km north side of the Sea of Galilee in the fertile delta of the upper Jordan river, where it enters to the sea of ...

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