FACT ABOUT THE HOLY LAND: The Via Dolorosa is a street, in two parts, within the Old City of Jerusalem, held to be the path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on the way to his crucifixion, and ultimately, his bodily resurrection from the dead three days later.

FACT ABOUT THE HOLY LAND: The Via Dolorosa is a street, in two parts, within the Old City of Jerusalem, held to be the path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on the way to his crucifixion, and ultimately, his bodily resurrection from the dead three days later.

FACT ABOUT THE HOLY LAND: The Pool of Siloam, located in Jerusalem, is where a man born blind, received his sight. Jesus had anointed his eyes with mud, and had instructed him to wash the mud from his eyes in the pool of Siloam. As he did, he received his sight.

FACT ABOUT THE HOLY LAND: The Pool of Siloam, located in Jerusalem, is where a man born blind, received his sight. Jesus had anointed his eyes with mud, and had instructed him to wash the mud from his eyes in the pool of Siloam. As he did, he received his sight.

FACT ABOUT HOLY LAND: Golgotha Hill or “the place of the skull,” is said to be the place where Jesus was crucified.

FACT ABOUT HOLY LAND: Golgotha Hill or “the place of the skull,” is said to be the place where Jesus was crucified.

Austrian troops marching up Mt. Zion, 1916. LC-DIG-ppmsca-13709-00084 (digital file from original on page 23, no.83) | Library of Congress

Austrian troops marching up Mt. Zion, 1916. LC-DIG-ppmsca-13709-00084 (digital file from original on page 23, no.83) | Library of Congress

Pools of Bethesda - Jesus' miracle of curing the blind man.  Bethesda is where Jesus' maternal grandparents, Anne and Joachim lived.

Pools of Bethesda - Jesus' miracle of curing the blind man. Bethesda is where Jesus' maternal grandparents, Anne and Joachim lived.

1857 picture, original caption: "The Tomb of David. This building was formerly a Christian Church; it is of great antiquity, and much venerated by the Muslims, who allow no Christian to enter the Tomb. There is also in the building a room which is said to be that in which [Jesus' Last] Supper was instituted." (Robertson Beato & Co photographers, Palestine Exploration Fund)

1857 picture, original caption: "The Tomb of David. This building was formerly a Christian Church; it is of great antiquity, and much venerated by the Muslims, who allow no Christian to enter the Tomb. There is also in the building a room which is said to be that in which [Jesus' Last] Supper was instituted." (Robertson Beato & Co photographers, Palestine Exploration Fund)

City of David in Jerusalem. One of the oldest cities in Israel. Was a walled city in the Bronze Age.

City of David in Jerusalem. One of the oldest cities in Israel. Was a walled city in the Bronze Age.

FACT ABOUT HOLY LAND: Just at the time that Jesus was growing to manhood in nearby Nazareth, a great building project was taking place in Zippori. Some scholars claim that this building project may have employed the artisan Joseph, husband of Mary, and, perhaps, even his apprentice, Jesus.

FACT ABOUT HOLY LAND: Just at the time that Jesus was growing to manhood in nearby Nazareth, a great building project was taking place in Zippori. Some scholars claim that this building project may have employed the artisan Joseph, husband of Mary, and, perhaps, even his apprentice, Jesus.

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