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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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A trip to read the Gospel with new eyes

A trip to read the Gospel with new eyes

“It’s amazing; everyone should come. You are walking and seeing the Gospel with your own eyes.” Amparo, of Valencia, Spain, is among the first to visit the Holy Land since the pandemic, thanks to the lifting of travel restrictions to the country. With memories of her trip fresh on the mind, on the morning before […]

Flevit super illam, a portrait of Jerusalem

“As he came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. Indeed, the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up ramparts around you and surround […]

Archaeology Congress at Saxum Visitor Center

The annual congress of the Israeli Antiquities Department took place at Saxum Visitor Center’s conference hall on August 5th. It was the fifth edition of the Judean Hills Archaeology, Environment and Community Congress. This year, Saxum hosted the event for the first time. There were seven lectures on  archaeology, urban planning and the history of the Byzantine […]

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