Of all the destinations visited by Christian pilgrims, the Holy Land where Jesus walked 2000 years ago might seem the least likely to offer something new. Pilgrims have been treading a path to holy sites since the early Christian centuries, and biblical archaeologists have been digging for 170 years.
We are announcing the addition of the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu located on Mt. Zion Jerusalem to our Holy Land tour packages. This important landmark for the Christian faith is believed to be the location of Caiaphas’ house, the setting for Peter’s denial of Jesus on the night of his trial.
While many people prefer to stay overnight in each city they visit or do organized tours, Israel is a small country and Jerusalem is the perfect city to use as a base for your visit to Israel while taking day- trips to other exciting places.
In February of this year, amateur divers were exploring a Caesarean harbor when something shiny caught their attention. What they initially believed to be toy coins turned out to be extremely valuable 1,000 year old gold coins! The sighting was reported to the Israel Antiquities Authority and over 2,000 coins were eventually uncovered.
America Israel Tours is proud to announce the addition of a new stop on our Holy Land Tour packages! The Friends of Zion Museum uses state of the art technology to tell the stories of Christian Zionists who fought to protect the Jewish people and reestablish and support the nation of Israel.