Oaks of Mamre (Elone Mamre)

Oaks of Mamre (Elone Mamre) (Genesis 18:1) “And the LORD appeared unto him by the oaks of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day.” (Genesis 18:1) Ruins about 2 km. north of Hebron. Believed to be the site of Biblical […]

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En-dor “And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher Beth-shean and her towns, and Ibleam and her towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and her towns, and the inhabitants of  En-dor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo […]

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En-gedi (Joshua 15:62) Oasis on Dead Sea shore 17 km. north of Masada. En-gedi, fountain of the kid, is where the Shulamite watered her flocks and King Solomon sought her among the cascades of water, banana groves, rose beds and vineyards. Among the most beautiful oases in […]

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Elath (Eilat) (II Kings 14: 22) Port on Gulf of Eilat. Ancient settlement mentioned several times in Bible as Eloth or Elath. Important during period of kingdoms of Judah and Israel. Solomon equipped a large navy at Ezion-geber, apparently near here. Because of its strategic position on a […]

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Emmaus (Imwas) (Luke 24 :13) Ruins of settlement and archaeological site within Canada Park, 2 km. north of the Latrun junction. Some believe it to be the New Testament Emmaus, where Cleopas and Simon saw the risen Jesus, as told in Luke’s Gospel. Strategic site since ancient […]

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