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Basilica of the Annunciation - Nazareth, Israel  
   

Basilica of the Annunciation - Nazareth, Israel

Supposed location of spot where Mary was visited by Gabriel.
Walking in the Shadow of Jesus

July 13th 2010
Having seen some of the more important religious sites of Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism and Islam, the number of sacred Christian sites seen in my travels were very sparse. Considering that I grew up in a predominately Christian society and attended a Christian school, it was rather poor form on my behalf. But that would be rectified with a visit to Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Nazare ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Jerusalem District » Jerusalem

Israeli Flag Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more
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