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Baptisms at the Jordan River  
   

Baptisms at the Jordan River

This baptismal site is close to the location where Christ was baptised by John
In the Footsteps of Christ - Galilee and the North Coast

February 23rd 2008
Crossing the border from Jordan into Israel, again proved a frustrating experience, but after another long interrogation we finally made it outside and rejoined Dvir, our Israeli guide with whom we would spend the remainder of our time in the country. As we had lost several hours due to the delayed border crossing, we immediately left for Beth She-An an ancient Roman city built in the Byzantine e ... read more
Middle East » Israel » North District » Tiberias

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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