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Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem. 2,000 year old olive trees that heard the prayers of Jesus and saw His arrest.

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Mount of Olives in Jerusalem

Olive tree in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel. Gethsemane is a garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem most famous as the place where, according to the gospels, Jesus and his disciples are said to have prayed the night before Jesus' crucifixion. Religion & Spiritualityfrom Religion & Spirituality

Take a Virtual Trip to the Holy Land With These Israel Tour Pictures

The Star of Bethlehem in the Church of the Nativity marks the spot where Jesus was born

The Temple by King Solomon was the center of Jewish ritual and worship. It housed the ark of the covenant. It was destroyed and rebuilt by King Herod.

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No. 32 Mount of Beatitudes, Galilee, Israel

Mount of Beatitudes, Galilee, Israel

A model of biblical proportions: man spends 30 years creating a model of Herod's Temple

Herod's Temple was built on the site of Solomon's Temple after its destruction. It continues with the three part structure and has a Holy of Holies space. However, the Babylonians had taken the Ark of the Covenant after destroying Solomon's Temple. It is said that the Holy of Holies in Herod's temple was empty.