I’m back from a most intense and highly enjoyable journey through Israel and while I organize my thoughts and curate my photos let me provide you with a brief history of this ancient land.
My childhood was full of many epic, grand scale and sumptuous movies of this holy land and some are still annual holiday favorites: Ben Hur, 10 Commandments, The Robe, Barabbas, King of Kings, Solomon and Sheba, Exodus, Greatest Story Ever Told, The Bible, The Gospel and many more.
These are not just fanciful stories woven creatively. Here is the truth (no pun intended):
Judaism, Christianity and Islam all have strong factual ties to this area – these are only a few examples: