WATCH and see the newly unveiled path called “Pilgrims’ Road” used by ancient Jewish visitors 2000 years ago during the three great pilgrimage feasts, Passover (Pesach), Pentecost (Festival of Shavuot) and Tabernacles (Sukkot), as well as where Jesus spoke to the masses.
By Israel Today Staff
A 350-meter (382 yard) section of a path leading up to the Temple Mount has been opened for visitors after a ten-year excavation project. The newly unveiled passageway is called “Pilgrims’ Road” because it is now clear that this is the footpath that was used by Jews during biblical times to ascend the Temple Mount, bringing sacrifices to the Lord during the three Pilgrimage Feasts–Passover (Pesach) , Pentecost (Festival of Shavuot) and Tabernacles (Sukkot). Continue Reading »
REPORT: Hidden beneath marble for centuries with an alternative narrative, the stone slab, believed to have held Jesus’s remains before burial, has finally been exposed.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, BENJAMIN GLATT
The assumed final resting place of Jesus Christ was exposed for the first time in centuries, National Geographic reported on Wednesday.
The Stone of Anointing, where Jesus’ body is said to have been anointed before burial. – Photo: Wikipedia Commons
The stone slab which has traditionally been recognized as that on which Jesus’s body was lain after his crucifixion has been concealed by marble casing since 1555 CE or earlier in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City. Continue Reading »
#BDSfail: Australian church rejects attempts to “to erase the Jewishness of Jesus and the common origins of Christianity & Judaism, and to pretend that the Holy Land has no Jewish national or religious history.”
Sydney- Jesus was not Palestinian, a major church denomination in Australia said after the Executive Council of Australian Jewry challenged an article in a political publication in which the birthplace of Jesus Christ was named as “Palestine.”
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Visitors to the Palestinian territory were surprised to find Al-Quds University’s ‘martyr tree’ adorned with photos of the Palestinians killed in the commission of attacking Jews.
Scientists report after carbon dating and examination of ink similar to that of fragments found from Gospel of John, the controversial papyrus fragment of ‘Gospel of Jesus’ Wife’ is not a forgery.
By Associated Press
Scientists who examined a controversial fragment of papyrus written in Egyptian Coptic in which Jesus speaks of his wife concluded in papers published on Thursday that the papyrus and ink are probably ancient and not a modern forgery.
The papyrus fragment is owned by an unnamed private collector, with bills of sale going back only to 1999. – Photo: KAREN L. KING
The existence of the fragment, known as the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” was made public at an academic conference in 2012. Continue Reading »
Harvard prof. unveils 4th century papyrus fragment containing text quoting Jesus referring to having wife whom he identifies as Mary; leading Hebrew University experts says ‘no evidence of forgery’
A Harvard University professor on Tuesday unveiled a fourth-century fragment of papyrus she said is the only existing ancient text quoting Jesus explicitly referring to having a wife.
Karen King, an expert in the history of Christianity, said the text contains a dialogue in which Jesus refers to “my wife,” whom he identifies as Mary. King says the fragment of Coptic script is a copy of a gospel, probably written in Greek in the second century. Continue Reading »