Articles from Israel

An Inside Look at Coffee Culture in Israel

One thing that surprises many of our first-time travelers is the fact that regular “American” coffee—the ubiquitous kind drip-brewed through filters in a coffee maker—doesn’t always exist in other countries....   Read more

We Remember

Lord, we remember you every time we do this. Chris BaggettEggplant Bus 13  Read more

Contemplating the Resurrection of Jesus

Although many hold the Garden Tomb as the authentic site of the death and resurrection of Jesus, the levelheadedness of history and archaeology begged to differ. The tomb represents a...   Read more

Bethlehem—A Picture of Our Own Redemption

The little town of Bethlehem didn’t begin well. Jacob buried his favorite wife, Rachel, on the way to Bethlehem (Genesis 35:19). The town was associated with a corrupt priest who...   Read more

A Place of Remembrance . . . How Could Anyone Forget?

This morning we toured the sobering Holocaust museum, called Yad Vashem. The Hebrew words Yad Vashem means, “a hand and a name,” an idiom from Isaiah 56:5 that refers to a memorial. A place...   Read more

No Fear of Sharks

A saltwater swim without hearing the Jaws theme. Only at the Dead Sea. Watching the swimmers with me was Dr. Terry Boyle of bus 5, who told me: Well, we’re at the...   Read more

The Jordan River—A Place of Transition

This part of the Jordan River has seen significant transitions in Israel’s history. Amazingly, the waters of the river parted here: For Joshua, as Israel entered the Promised Land for...   Read more

Bus 9 at En Gedi

Bus 9 shares photographic moments together at En Gedi and met a little visitor, a coney, otherwise known as a rock badger in Proverbs 30:26. Debbie SherlingTeal Bus 9  Read more

I Walked and Prayed There

Today I walked and prayed where Jesus walked and prayed.   Phil BruceGold Bus 3  Read more

Crown of Thorns

The tree of thorns from which the Crown of Thorns might have been made. When full grown the thorns can be 4 inches long. Deedee SnyderSapphire Bus 6  Read more

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