Jerusalem

Jerusalem Jerusalem is revered as a holy city by half the human race. For Jews it is the city King David made …

Joppa (Jaffa)

Also known as Japho, Joppe, el-Qal’a, Tel Aviv, ‘Yafa, Yafa el-‘Atiqa, Yafo   Tel Aviv The biblical town of Joppa is today …

Wadi Qilt

Also known as Wadi Qelt, Wadi Kilt, Wady el-Kelt, Wady Kelt   Wadi Qilt The Wadi Qilt travels from west to east, …

Samaria (Sebaste)

Also known as Sebastia, Sebastiya, Sebastiyeh, Sebastos, Sebustiyeh, Shamir, Shomeron, Shomron, “house of Khomry” City on a Hill The hill of Samaria …

Petra

  The Siq Petra was chosen as the capital of the Nabateans because it was located in a valley surrounded by sandstone …

Mount Tabor

Also known as Har Tavor, Itabyrium, Jebel et-Tur, Mount of Transfiguration   From the west Mt. Tabor sits at the eastern end …

Masada

Also known as es-Sebbeh, Horvot Mezada, Mesada, Mezada, Sebbeh, The Stronghold   Masada from northwest The summit of Masada sits 190 feet …

Jebel Musa (Mt. Sinai)

  Monastery of St. Catherine The monastery at the base of Jebel Musa preserves the tradition from the Byzantine period of identifying …

Caesarea Maritima

Also known as “Caesarea as near Sebastos,” Caesarea of Straton, Caesarea of Palestine, Caesarea Palaestinae, Colonia Prima Flavia Augusta Caesariensis, Herodian Caesarea, …

Jericho

Located 36 km east of Jerusalem, Jericho is on the road to Amman and at the junction of the highway to the …