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Thursday, February 2 2017

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The Presentation in the Temple (C)

“And when the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord…” (Luke 2:22)

 

Related sites worth visiting:

  • Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period.
  • The Huldah Steps - once the main entrance to the Jerusalem Temple - in Jerusalem Archaeological Park. A favored site to say the fourth Joyful Mystery of the Rosary.
  • Valley of Josaphat - Monumental priestly tombs from the Second Temple period.

 

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In the Valley of David and Goliath

A mysterious city with two gates, that existed 3,000 years ago, was discovered in Khirbet Qeiyafa, in the Elah Valley. Who were its inhabitants - Philistines, Canaanites or king David's subjects?

A new exhibition in the Bible Lands Museum, will unearth for the very first time unique finding including inscriptions, cultic shrines and more.

Until this day, the battle between David and Goliath is one of the most renowned stories, that survived through time. Now, visitor can acquaint themselves to the 3,000 year old fortified city that may be the ancient biblical Sha'arayim ( 'two gates' in Hebrew).

The exhibition will take place in the Bible Lands Museum, and is now open for visitors