Kenes Christian Tours Blog

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Treasures unmasked

The new “Behind the Mask” exhibit at the Bible Lands Museum reveals new perspectives on creations past and present   Photo courtesy of the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem While we sometimes think of masks as hiding true identity,…
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“Voluntouring”: Community service for a day

Kenes Christian Tours helps pilgrims pursue even greater meaning from their trip to Israel, with a new enriching dimension. In addition to “taking in” the deep spiritual history of the land, they are also finding ways to “give back” to the country…
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Following in her footsteps

Women are satisfying their curiosity with a new Women of Valor Tour of Israel       Since the days of the bible, women have travelled in the company of female companions, and family. Perhaps, it was out of safety…
A spiritual pinnacle during Easter

A spiritual pinnacle during Easter

For those who are fortunate to be on a pilgrimage in the Land of Israel during for Easter, the events tracing the last days of Jesus and salvation history are moving and memorable.   Here are just a few highlights of…
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See the Scriptures come to life

New to the Kenes Christian Tours Jerusalem itinerary for both free independent travelers (FITs) and groups: a fascinating guided tour to the Cradle of Christianity Israel Museum exhibit.  Get a rare glimpse into events from the earliest days of Christianity thousands of years ago.
“Jesus Boat”

“Jesus Boat”

In 1986 two fishermen found the remains of a two thousand year old boat by Magdala, Mary Magdalene’s hometown, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.         “He said, ‘Come.’ So Peter got out of…
Gluskama – Israel Museum archaeological artifact

New! The Cradle of Christianity

See in real life what you’ve read in the Scriptures!   The Israel Museum invites the Christian community to explore this new and fascinating route. Its 12 stations exhibit rare archaeological artifacts that reflect and echo the ancient Scriptures, bringing…
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Bethlehem-Christmas Midnight Mass

The Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem marks the place where most Christian denominations believe Jesus was born-an event whose significance at Christmas cannot be discounted.  Each Christmas Eve, it is home to a midnight mass celebrating Christmas with many guests…