Mountains

Mount Arbel is in The Lower Galilee near Tiberias in Israel, with high cliffs, views of Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights, trails to a cave-fortress, and ruins of an ancient synagogue. Mount Arbel sits across from Mount Nitai; their cliffs were created as a result of the Jordan Rift Valley …

Mount Carmel is a coastal mountain range in northern Israel stretching from the Mediterranean Sea towards the southeast. Geography and Geology The term “Mount Carmel” has been used in three distinct ways: 1)  To refer to the 39 km-long (24-mile long) mountain range, stretching as far in the southeast as Jenin. 2)  To …

Mount Gerizim is approximately 2,600 feet above sea level and held sacred by Samaritans.  They claim to have the altars built by Adam and Noah on the top of the mount.  They also claim that Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac on this mount rather than in Jerusalem. In the …

Mount Hermon is a mountain cluster in the Anti-Lebanon mountain range. Its summit straddles the border between Syria and Lebanon and, at 2,814 m (9,232 ft) above sea level, is the highest point in Syria. On the top there is “Hermon Hotel”, in the buffer zone between Syria and Israeli-occupied territory, …

The Mount of Beatitudes (Hebrew: Har HaSimcha) refers to a hill in northern Israel where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount.       Location The traditional location for the Mount of Beatitudes is on the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee, between Capernaum and Gennesaret …

The Mount of Temptation is said to be the hill in the Judaean Desert where Jesus was tempted by the devil (Matthew 4:8). The exact location is unknown and impossible to determine. It is generally identified with Mount Quarantania, a mountain approximately 366 meters (1,201 ft) high, located about 11 km (6.8 …

Mount Tabor is located six miles northeast of Nazareth on the edge of the plain of Jezreel.  It is 1,843 feet above sea level.  The tribal territories of Zebulun, Issachar, and Naphtali meet at Mount Tabor. Although Mount Tabor is not mentioned in the New Testament, Christian tradition places the Transfiguration …