Celebrating the fruits of the holy land.
To the surprise of experts: eggplants.
The fauna of the Bible.
Praying for an unseen land.
A 1913 trip with Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld.
What draws American Christians to the Holy Land?
“Suddenly, along comes a woman dressed like a man, riding a horse . . .”
“I placed a loaf of bread and some olives in my pack . . .”
A once-abundant staple crop is being rescued from a 1,500 year extinction.
A new museum in Israel strives to spread knowledge about the wildlife that once existed in the land and is discussed in the Bible. Orit. . .
Mendes Cohen was born to Jewish immigrants in Richmond, VA in 1796; his family moved to Baltimore when he was a child. During the War. . .
During its 90-year reign, the “Latin Kingdom” rehabilitated ancient landmarks and built and rebuilt churches, leaving an enduring mark on the city’s architecture.
The ancient Jewish connection to the Holy Land, affirmed by Muhammad in the Quran, is now denied by many of his followers. Herewith, ten major pieces of evidence.