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.
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)
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.