Category: Jerusalem


Jerusalem—in land area, a relatively small city when compared to New York, Paris, or Mexico City. In population, for every person here in Jerusalem there are 50 in Tokyo. In natural beauty, she doesn’t compare to San Francisco, Istanbul, or Geneva. No skyscrapers capture the eye on her skyline. Yet for ongoing international fame and world attention, Jerusalem takes a backseat to no other city. And according to the Bible, it will remain at the center of world attention into the future. Discover “Jerusalem: Eternal City.”

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It’s Friday in Jerusalem—the holiest day of the week for Muslim worshipers, many who are making their way to the Al Aqsa Mosque for prayers. Meanwhile, Jewish storeowners close up shop and begin preparations for their day of rest and worship beginning at sundown—the Saturday Shabbat. On Sunday morning, as most of the city goes back to work, the bells of Christian churches ring across Jerusalem for a third group of people who also find their spiritual roots in this holy city. Three religions, three stories of worship, as told in “A Weekend in Jerusalem.”

Jerusalem is an old city. Her ancient walls continue to speak of the peoples of her past. Archaeological discoveries in the area of King David’s original city have given a clearer picture of Jerusalem’s troubled past and have inspired the hope for peace through some ancient wisdom. Discover “Jerusalem’s Walls of Remembrance.”

Nothing has the capacity to arouse a sense of adventure in a child more than legends of kings, warriors, secret tunnels, and magical springs. The children of East Jerusalem, however, don’t require legends to inspire their imagination, for they have the truth of history to motivate them. Discover more about recent excavations that have brought to light another chapter in Jerusalem’s ancient past. Discover “The Living Waters of Jerusalem.”

Jerusalem, the crown of this mountainous region, was founded by Israel’s King David more than 3,000 years ago. Yet Jerusalem, whose very name means “foundation of peace,” has known very little peace. Recent archaeological discoveries in the area of King David’s original city have given a clearer picture of Jerusalem’s troubled past and have inspired the hope for peace through some ancient wisdom. Discover “Jerusalem: Mount of Peace.”

Jerusalem, the crown of this mountainous region, was founded by Israel’s King David more than 3,000 years ago. Yet Jerusalem, whose very name means “foundation of peace,” . . .