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The Saxum Visitor Center helps pilgrims to deepen their knowledge of the Holy Land through different multimedia resources in order to enrich each person’s Holy Land experience.

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Visiting the Holy Land

Saxum wishes to make a pilgrim’s visit to the Holy Land more memorable. Here are some digital resources to help you prepare for the trip.

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Emmaus Trail

The Emmaus Trail is an initiative of the Saxum Foundation, the Ministry of Tourism of Israel, and the Jewish National Fund (KKL). Beginning at the Saxum Visitor Center and ending at Emmaus Nicopolis, the trail is 18 km (11 miles) and is not difficult.

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5 Tips to Make the Most out of Your Trip to the Holy Land

5 Tips to Make the Most out of Your Trip to the Holy Land

Visiting the Holy Land can be overwhelming. You’re not sure what to expect, and there’s so much to see in so little time! Below we share some tips that pilgrims say have helped them take advantage of this special, once-in-a-lifetime journey.  1. Do your homework. We recommend reading In the Footprints of Our Faith before […]

Holy Land Dialogues 2020 welcomes pilgrims from 17 countries

Holy Land Dialogues 2020 welcomes pilgrims from 17 countries

Holy Land Dialogues (HLD) always draws pilgrims from all over the world, and this year is no different. In Holy Land Dialogues 2020 (February 23 – March 1), there will be participants from the following countries: El Salvador, Costa Rica, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United States, United Kingdom, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, […]

Forgiveness: book & movie recommendations

Forgiveness: book & movie recommendations

This is a series of articles about forgiveness in preparation for Holy Land Dialogues 2020, whose theme is “Understanding Cultures, Understanding People: Forgiveness”.  Revenge is a common enough theme in movies and books…but forgiveness? When was the last great movie you saw about forgiveness? We present our picks of books and movies – some about […]

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