Capernaum – Jesus and Peter’s Town

Capernaum – Jesus and Peter’s Town

Capernaum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee was the site of a thriving Jewish community in the 2nd Temple, Roman and Byzantine periods. Capernaum was thought to have prospered from the 2nd century BC to the 11th century AD, when it reverted to a simple fishing village up to the … Read more

Christian Quarter

Christian Quarter

The Christian Quarter is one of the four quarters in the Old City of Jerusalem, alongside Jewish, Muslim, and Armenian quarters. It occupies the northwest quadrant of the Old City. It is usually recognized as the grounds where Jesus was crucified and buried.  It is home to several dozen Christian institutions ranging … Read more