Most tourists visiting the Old City of Jerusalem use the Jaffa Gate when entering by foot.
We know Jesus was a Galilean. But who exactly the Galileans were during Bible times is a more complicated matter.
The U.S. was not given any warning before air strikes in Syria against what Western and Israeli officials say were weapons headed for Hezbollah militants.
On my last visit to Jericho, I wanted to find the sycamore tree Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus in Luke 19:1-4.
Thanks to Israel's ingathering of the exiles, visitors can sample authentic and delicious cuisine from places you may not have even heard of -- such as Tashkent, Tikrit, Sanaa, Fez or Gondar.
Christians visiting the Holy Land in the spring sometimes fail to appreciate the link between Passover and Easter.
With Passover just three weeks away, the timing of a massive infestation of locusts in Egypt is striking many Israelis as downright biblical.
Israel is the only country in the Middle East where the Christian community has actually grown.
The unexpected beauty of the Negev offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a two-day getaway. Promising a myriad of biblical archaeological sites, hiking trails, Bedouin hospitality and even some delightful boutique wineries, the Negev desert is the perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy it all.
President Obama is planning his first trip to Israel since taking office in 2008. The trip is planned for the spring but the White House has not yet released the date or details about the itinerary.
The region of Judea, situated just south of Jerusalem, holds a wealth of biblical sites and places to visit.
What did Jerusalem look like in Jesus' days? For most of Christian history, this question remained shrouded in mystery.
Why does Galilee attract fewer Christians despite the fact that Jesus spent most of his life there?
Visit Bethlehem and sample the best of the biblical city over the course of one day.
A new digital library stored on Google servers and containing fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls was launched Dec. 18 by the Israel Antiquities Authority and Google Israel.
Is there any better place in the world to visit during Christmas than the town of Bethlehem, where Jesus was actually born?
A new poll from the Arab World Research and Development shows that the vast majority of Palestinians believe the best way to handle Israel and achieve independence is armed force.
Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood offshoot in Gaza, celebrated its 25th anniversary over the weekend, and hundreds of thousands gathered in what some called the biggest rally in the history of Gaza to hear Hamas' political leader, Khaled Meshaal. He used the opportunity to pledge Israel's destruction.
Britain and France threatened to recall their ambassadors after Israel announced plans to build on land Palestinian Arabs claim as part of a future Palestinian state.
Even though Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced an Israel-Gaza ceasefire, it’s apparent that Gaza still holds many traps for Israel.