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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.

Visit In the Footprints of Our Faith

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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The month of the Rosary in the Holy Land

The month of the Rosary in the Holy Land

Last month the Pope invited us to pray the Rosary and “thus unite in communion and penance to ask the Holy Mother of God and St. Michael the Archangel to protect the Church from the devil, who always seeks to separate us from God and between us. The Holy Father suggested “to end the recitation […]

Benedictine Monastery of Abu Gosh

Benedictine Monastery of Abu Gosh

The Abbey of St. Mary of the Resurrection, also known as the Church of the Resurrection or the Crusaders, is a monastery located in the town of Abu Gosh, very close to the Saxum Visitor Center. It rises above an ancient spring where, in Roman times, a small dam was built. During the 12th century, […]

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is one of the holiest days of the year for Jews. It marks the end of ten days of repentance that began on Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year), and offers the possibility of the remission of sins. It is celebrated on the tenth day of the Jewish […]

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