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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Old City Acre

Old City Acre  Sites in Old Acre: Crypt of St. John: 12th century underground hall west of the Great Mosque. Believed to be either reception hall of Crusader Order of Knights of St. John, or burial site of notable Crusaders. City walls: Remains of walls renovated during […]

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Old City Jerusalem

Old City Jerusalem This term refers to Jerusalem within the old walls, as distinct from the new city which began to develop in the second half of the 19th century. The Old City is divided into 4 quarters: Jewish, Armenian, Moslem and Christian. Jewish Quarter is located […]

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  Ophrah The  Arab village Tayiba in the Samarian Hills, 6 miles northeast of Ramallah,  is believed to be the site of ancient Ophrah, a city in the  Benjamin tribal allotment: “And raiders came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company  turned […]

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