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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

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Fire in the forest near Saxum controlled

Yesterday morning, Wednesday June 9, a forest fire broke out in Mount Har Haruah, an area close to Saxum. Around midday, the nearby villages were partially evacuated as a cautionary measure. Meanwhile, the firefighters and other emergency services continued working to control the fire. Several

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HLD 2020 – One Year and a Pandemic Later

One year ago, when we first started to hear about the coronavirus spreading from China, we were immersed in preparations for the third Holy Land Dialogues (HLD).  HLD is a pilgrimage to the Holy Land that combines spiritual and academic elements with participants from around

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Hosanna! Following Jesus To Jerusalem

Hosanna! Following Jesus To Jerusalem In the footsteps of Jesus’ triumphant entry from Bethphage to the Old City Ten days after I arrived in Israel, I found myself singing “Hosanna”, along with thousands of Christians, in the ancient village of Bethphage. In Bethphage, there is

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“Forgiveness goes beyond the laws of justice”: HLD 2020 Conference Day
“Forgiveness goes beyond the laws of justice”: HLD 2020 Conference Day

“Forgiveness goes beyond the laws of justice”: HLD 2020 Conference Day

Jerusalem – As part of Saxum Foundation’s annual pilgrimage, “Holy Land Dialogues”, pilgrims spend time each week thinking about a topic related to dialogue in the Holy Land and wherever they live. This year’s topic was forgiveness, and February 26 found the participants at the

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