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Day 4 - Mon, Sep. 3

Gospel               The Jerusalem Model
Journey              Located in the Israel Museum grounds and built on a scale of 1-50
                     from the Herodion period – very helpful prior to visits.
Dinner & Overnight
in Jerusalem         The Herodium
                     Into the desert to stop at King Herod’s fortress and palace that
                     dwarfed Bethlehem in Gospel days and where he was buried.

                     Shepherds Fields Region
                     Stop to reflect on Ruth, the Wise Men, Angels, Shepherds and the
                     birth of Christ.

                     Bethlehem Town
                     Into Manger Square with its ancient church built over cave-
                     dwellings from antiquity.

                     The Mount of Olives
                     To the summit for its unique panorama of Jerusalem and hear of its
                     great history. Walk down the Palm Sunday Path to spend time in
                     the Garden of Gethsemane for reflection.

Day 5 - Tue, Sep. 4

New                  The Pools of Bethesda
Testament            Into the Old City through the Damascus Gate to see the location
Jerusalem            where the cripple was healed.

Dinner & Overnight   The Judgement Hall (Gabbatha)
in Jerusalem         Located underground where Christ was tried under Roman Law.

                     Way of the Cross
                     Follow sections of the route through the narrow streets to the
                     traditional location of Calvary at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

                     The Last Supper
                     Walk through the Old City Christian/Jewish quarters to Mount Zion
                     and visit the Room of the Last Supper above King David’s Tomb.

                     Palace of Caiaphas
                     At the nearby location where Jesus was tried under Jewish Law and
                     see the underground cave-prisons and ancient Hasmonean stone
                     steps leading from/to Gethsemane.

                     Southern Temple Steps

                     Down to the Dung Gate to see the Temple Gates, Mikveh Baths,
                     Rabbinical Teaching steps and location of the Temple Pinnacle.

                     The Garden Tomb
                     Outside the city gates with its 1st century rolling-stone tomb
                     and ‘Gordon’s Calvary’ nearby.
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