Evidence in Israel

On the south side of the Temple platform is the step area that would have led into the Temple. Pilgrims for close to 1,000 years would ascend these stairs as they made their way up for the holiday festivals. The Israelites were required to come...

The ‘Western Wall’ is the name given to a 187 foot wide exposed section of wall found on the western side of the Temple Mount. In front of the Wall is a plaza set aside for prayer. Actually, the entire length of the Wall runs 1,600 feet....

The ‘Dome of the Rock’ (Qubbat As-Sakhrah in Arabic), is one of the most important sites of Islam. This example of Islamic monumental architecture is often thought of as a mosque. In fact, was meant to be a commemorative shrine. Caliph Abd al-Malik of the Umayyad...

When visiting the Temple Mount, one can't help but think of the Psalms of Ascent (like Psalm 122) that would have been recounted by the Children of Israel as they made their way up the steps to the temple. The most prominent feature of the Temple...

From the top of Mt. Carmel, you are presented with a spectacular view of the Plain of Jezreel. This valley is known as the Great Plain or the Plain of Esdraelon  (from the Greek, meaning “God will sow” or “May God Make Fruitful”). This is...