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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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You’ve never lived anywhere like this

You’ve never lived anywhere like this

“The center of the world,” some call it. For others, “a city in transit” or “a meeting of strangers”. The always restless Holy Land, the Promised Land… Jerusalem. Eternal Jerusalem. For me, it’s not so much a place as a “non-place”: a wrinkle in time; the days don’t pass in the same way as when […]

Who should apologize first?

Who should apologize first?

This is a series of articles about forgiveness in preparation for Holy Land Dialogues 2020, whose theme is “Understanding Cultures, Understanding People: Forgiveness”.  There are many different ways to ask for forgiveness. And there are many different ways to forgive. There are formal apologies from strangers and there are apologies from friends. (Yes, from friends […]

Christmas Card 2019: DIY

Christmas Card 2019: DIY

This year, we tried something different for our Christmas card, and we want you to enjoy it as much as we did – DIY! If you’d like to use it, download it below. Merry Christmas from all of us at Saxum! Christmas Card 2019 – Instructions Christmas Card 2019 – ENGLISH (pdf) Christmas Card 2019 […]

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