• Visit the Land Called Holy because:



    . . . It's a place not only to refresh your soul, but to refresh your mind and body as well. The fact is it offers so much more than you think!

    Visit the Holy Land: It's So Much More Than You Thought
  • Visit the Land Called Holy because:



    . . . There is so much to enjoy. In addition to the spiritual, cultural and historical delights, there are beaches to visit, gorgeous countryside in which to hike or bike, art galleries to discover, fine dining and arts, none of which are to be missed.

    Visit the Holy Land: It's So Much More Than You Thought
  • Visit the Land Called Holy because:



    . . . There are fascinating people to meet. People living the news you read about each day in your newspaper. Talk with them in small settings. And a dinner with a family living in the Land called Holy is an experience not to be missed.

    Visit the Holy Land: It's So Much More Than You Thought
  • Visit the Land Called Holy because:



    . . . There is so much to do, discover and explore. Come with the expectation you will return again and again.

  • Visit the Holy Land: It's So Much More Than You Thought
Visit the Holy Land: It's So Much More Than You Thought
Meet the people behind the
news . . .

. . Christians, Jews and Muslims, Arab and non-Arab, Israelis and Palestinians.   

Explore with compassion the perspectives that lie behind the agonies of this troubled area.


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Experience, Explore and reconnect with your history and your heritage . . .

 ... Ancient and Current, Western and Arab, Israeli and Palestinian . . . Cultural and Religious

 



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indulge yourself . . .

 

. . .  Experience Fine Dining, Hiking, Biking, Beaches, and Visual and Performing Arts

 

 



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learn from the grassroots about a preventable calamity in progress . . .

 . . . .A flight of Christians from the Holy Land in such proportions that it may soon eradicate all living Christian communities from the Holy Land and end their 2,000 year old presence there to the detriment of us all: Christian and non-Christian, religious and secular!

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"The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven." –Benjamin disraeli, 1st earl of beaconsville and bristish prime minister

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.  Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things can not be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. . . . To us, Jerusalem and today's experiences will be an enchanted memory a year hence -- memory which money could not buy from us. "–Mark twain

""Then they moved on from Bethel. While they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and had great difficulty. And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid, for you have another son. As she breathed her last --for she was dying --she named her son Ben-oni. But his father named him Benjamin. So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem). Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day that pillar marks Rachel's tomb" . –gen. 36,16-19

What struck me most as a Middle East correspondent is that the themes that resonated in this land during Jesus's time still resonate today . . . The forces that caused division in Jesus's time are still at the center of today's conflicts . . .At the close of a millennium that was bookended by the Crusades and the Holocaust, the disappearance of Christianity [from the Holy Land] was not generating deep concern of sympathy among most Muslims and Jews."–From The body and the blood by charles m. sennott