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Israel June 2017

Amsterdam airport:

• where Jesus joined two disciples on their “Walk to Emmaus”

• where Jesus prayed the night before his crucifixion while his disciples slept

• where Jesus healed a man born blind • great spot for a Bible talk

• where Jesus’ encountered the woman of Samaria

• natural spring where Gideon chose his 300 men

• Nablus is a city in the northern West Bank, north of Jerusalem

• home town of Mary Magdalene on the western store of the Sea of Galilee “Mary Magdalena was one of several women that traveled with Jesus and his disciples. Identified as a prostitute, mystic, etc. Tradition states that she was sometimes identified as several different women throughout the gospels. Who was this …

“Sea of Galilee – up close and personal with the Bible experiencing a spiritual journey by retracing the steps of Jesus.” – Bruce Yates “Ancient 1st Century 2,000 year old Galilee boat that was discovered in 1986 near Nof Ginosar, Israel. One of the most precious and biblical archeological treasures …

• “At the base of Mount Herman where Jesus asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?” & “But whom say ye that I am?” (Matt. 16:13-28) Greco-Roman city near a flowing stream – one of the sources of the Jordan River.” – Bruce Yates …

• “View from Arbel Pass Valley walk looking directly up from the path that we’re on . . . we walked the Mount Arbel Pass Valley along the actual path that Jesus traveled 2,250+ years ago, from Nazareth to Caperneum and the Sea of Galilee.” – Bruce Yates

• Megiddo National Park World Heritage Site “Tel Megiddo sits on a strategic location at the head of a pass through the Carmel Range, which overlooks the Valley of Jerzeel. Visited the Canaanite Gateway, the Solomonic Gate and the Casemate Wall, ‘Solomon’s Stables,’ a Lookout over the Valley of Armageddon, and …

“Arrive in Caesarea @ Dan Caesarea Hotel. Visited mosaic floors from large home that was demolished. Joined up with fellow “Club Med” Biblios Foundation travelers by swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. Spent the late afternoon swimming and beachcombing. We found pottery shards, Roman marble remnants, and Roman sea glass!” – …

“Bible talk on the Transfiguration of Christ Jesus in one of the most beautiful settings ever located Mount Tabor outside of the Church of the Transfiguration.” – Bruce Yates

“Our tour guide (Joel Weinberg) highly recommended this restaurant. It was a delightful meal.” – Bruce Yates “Joel was famished so he ordered this calzone. That is a large dinner plate on the left. Yes, Joel ate the WHOLE thing!” – Bruce Yates “Actually called the “Healthy Salad!” – Bruce …

MIGDAN Nut Shop in Afula MORE nuts, dried fruits galore in Afula!

“Joel Weinberg leading a mapping gathering to highlight the route that our tour took for the past ten days. He was simply the best tour guide ever. His willingness to share his Jewish heritage, culture, and LOVE for Israel and it’s history made our trip come to life each and …