Evidence in Israel

Also identified in the Bible as ‘Ir-Shemesh’ (meaning “City of the Sun”), Beth Shemesh was originally allotted to Dan. However, Dan was unable to drive out the Amorites who occupied it (Judges 1: 33 - 35). Later on, it was assigned to the Levites as...

Arad is located in the Negev Highlands. The Negev itself is an arid stretch of land that has been re-settled in the past eighty years or so. The people here come from kibbutzim backgrounds as well as a mixture of immigrants from India, Russia and...

This rocky desert land shows up at a few key points in the Old Testament in connection with Saul’s pursuit of David. Scriptural Significance The Wilderness of Ziph was allotted to the Tribe of Judah (Joshua 15: 24) The Wilderness of...

Named for the Hebrew word meaning “fortress” or “stronghold”, Masada is an impressive isolated mesa rising 1,424 feet up from the Dead Sea. After the fall of Jerusalem three years earlier, this mountaintop fortress was the site of the Jews’ last stand against the Roman Army in 73 AD. Scriptural...

Directly next to Gordon’s Calvary is the Garden Tomb. There is perhaps no more serene place in all of Jerusalem. The Garden is owned and administered by The Garden Tomb (Jerusalem) Association, a Christian non-denominational charitable trust based in the United Kingdom. Scriptural Significance It’s this tomb...