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 »
Morgan Freeman did some soul searching at the Kotel while in Israel filming for National Geographic’s upcoming series “The Story of God,” which investigates mankind’s quest to understand the divine.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
Hollywood heavyweight Morgan Freeman took time out to visit the Western Wall on Sunday, while visiting the Holy Land to shoot scenes for the upcoming National Geographic series The Story of God, which looks at mankind’s quest to understand the divine.
Morgan Freeman and Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz at the Western Wall. – Photo: RAVHAKOTEL
While at the Western Wall, Freeman met with the rabbi of the Western Wall, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, and visited several holy sites. Continue Reading »
National Geographic magazine reports, “There’s plenty of room for beach bathing in this modern Israeli city on the Mediterranean.”
By Dan Lavie, Ilan Gategno & Israel Hayom Staff
Tel Aviv has been named by the National Geographic magazine as one of the world’s top 10 oceanfront cities. Tel Aviv was joined on the list by Tallinn, Estonia; Saint John’s, Canada; San Diego, California; Marseille, France; Perth and Brisbane, Australia; Durban, South Africa; Vladivostok, Russia; and Portland, Maine.
The Tel Aviv beach – Photo: GettyImages
“There’s plenty of room for beach bathing in this modern Israeli city on the Mediterranean,” National Geographic said of Tel Aviv. Continue Reading »