Ancient Maresha – since Joshua, leader of the Israelites

Maresha is mentioned since the era of the judges approx. 1200 BC to the time of Herod the great. A few historical points on Maresha and its connection to our history: Maresha is mentioned in the book of Joshua chapter...
The Mishnah which is a written collection of the Jewish oral traditions, describes the five gates of the Temple Mount as follows: The two Huldah gates are at the south, used for entry and exit. Kyponus in the west, used for entry...
Yosef ben Matityahu, also known by his Roman name Josephus Flavius, describes four gates in the western wall of the Temple Mount in the days of the Second Temple. In his book the Antiquities of the Jews, he wrote as...
Korazim was founded as a Jewish city according to several testimonies and mainly according to the purification baths and the synagogue that were discovered here. The city was founded in the first century, in the northern, higher part of the...
We are on Via dolorosa, one of the most sacred places for Christians and the main pilgrimage location in Jerusalem. Via dolorosa is a tradition that took shape over many hundreds of years, the purpose of which, among other things,...

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