NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore shot some amazing photos of Israel from on board the International Space Station. What they reveal will surprise, delight and disturb you.
Shemi Zarhin is best known for his films. With “Some Day,” set among the working class people of Tiberias, he makes a memorable transition into novel writing.
Walking in the footsteps of Jesus The newly opened Gospel Trail lets pilgrims experience the same terrain where Jesus spent his childhood and ministry. This spring, the Israeli Ministry of Tourism (www.tourism.gov.il) opened a new 60-kilometer Gospel Trail in the Galilee, in Northern Israel. The trail will allow pilgrims and tourists to walk, bike or drive from Nazareth - Jesus’ childhood home - to the shores of the Sea of Galilee, the center of his ministry. The route begins on Mount Precipice in Nazareth, where Pope Benedict held a large public Mass on his 2009 visit to Israel. It ends at Capernaum. For many Christian hikers, the highlight of the trail comes at the end, when they travel across the Sea of Galilee to Tiberias in a wooden replica of a boat from Jesus’ time that was excavated on the shores of the sea. Downloads: VIDEOS: - Hi Res: www.megaupload.com - HiRes No Narration: www.megaupload.com - Streaming: www.megaupload.com - Streaming No Narration: www.megaupload.com Documents: - INTRO: www.megaupload.com - SCRIPT: www.megaupload.com Please credit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel for any use of these videos