Israel and Middle East

Why No One Holds up a 7-11 Store in Israel

October 20, 2010
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Running 9.1 Miles from Capernaun to Tiberias & more

October 16, 2010

Check out my running trip on EveryTrail.com: 2010-10-16 Capernaum to Tiberias http://t.co/Q8npFKp Run along shore of Galilee Run to Christ’s tomb in Jerusalem

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Running Around Walls of Jerusalem and thru Ramallah

October 11, 2010

Check out my running trip on EveryTrail.com: 2010-10-11 Around Walls of Jerusalem here http://t.co/POM50wL Check out my running trip on EveryTrail.com: 2010-10-12 Ramallah, Palestine here http://t.co/svTo5fi

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Teresa Tomeo Radio Show

September 30, 2010

I will be doing a show with Teresa Tomeo this morning at 9:30 AM Eastern time. Our topic is “A Modern Day Wedding in Cana.” Actually the wedding was in Nazareth where Mary lived, but it is only 5 miles from Cana. You can listen to our show on-line at www.AveMariaRadio.net. Pictures were taken in [...]

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To Cana with Mary: Living the Bible in the Holy Land

September 6, 2010

Check out my running trip on @EveryTrail: 2010-09-06 To Cana with Mary http://bit.ly/cpxE0M Always wanted to walk in Mary and Jesus’ path from Nazareth to Cana and today I did – running from Nazareth to Cana and back before lunch. Again it was hot with lots of hills but I drank plenty of water along [...]

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To Cana of Galilee – on Foot!

September 5, 2010

Tomorrow, America’s Labor Day, I plan to run from Nazareth to Cana of Galilee (and back) mentioned in John 2. Mary walked from Nazareth to Cana, as did Jesus and his disciples. There was a wedding and Jesus turned water into wine. I’ll have some good Israeli wine at the end of the run. We’ll [...]

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New Run with Pictures Thru Nazareth

September 5, 2010

Check out my running trip on @EveryTrail: 2010-09-05 New Run thru Nazareth. Click here: http://bit.ly/bUBfHq Hot! A bit of a scuffle with two Arabs. Good time and great adventure. A few pictures of many below, including the stadium where Pope celebrated Mass here in Nazareth in 2009.

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My Run thru Holy Sites in Nazareth

September 4, 2010

See pictures, videos and maps oh my run thru Nazareth today. Hot! Ran thru the holy sites, visited friends and to experience the city of the Holy Family. Enjoy! 2010-09-04 Run thru Nazareth at EveryTrail

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Church of Annunciation out our Window

September 3, 2010

This is where it all began. This church is built over the grotto where the angel said “Hail Full of Grace, the Lord is with you!” Under the church the words on the altar read “The Word Became Flesh HERE!”

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Pre-wedding Party in Nazareth

September 2, 2010

Janet and I are in Nazareth, as I’ve already shared, and right now we are at the pre-wedding party of 1,000 people — family and friends of the bride and grooms family. We are honored to be guests. The groom’s family puts on this huge party to welcome the family and friends of the bride [...]

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Running in Israel

September 2, 2010

I will add to this over the next few days. JerusalemJones Just posted a new Running trip, “2010-09-01 Rosh Pina, Galilee”, to @EveryTrail. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/bKoiip Picture below: Overlooking Sea of Galilee.

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On Our Way to a Wedding in Cana

August 30, 2010

Actually the wedding is in Nazareth, but that is only four miles away. Janet and I are going to the wedding of Nagum Shehadeh who is the beautiful daughter of our friend and local Catholic guide Amer. If you want to keep updated sign up to follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Both of them [...]

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Israel Threatens to Cut Off Water Supply to the Holy Sepulchre

July 30, 2010

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Special Middle East Pilgrimage and Cruise Email

July 15, 2010

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Safety in Israel

June 3, 2010

For the 116 pilgrims flying to Israel to join us tomorrow, and for their families and friends, do not worry — despite what you hear on the news. We are here in Jerusalem and all is quiet and business as usual. We anticipate no problems and expect a profoundly spiritual, safe and blesses time together [...]

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Last Day of Pilgrimage: Part I & II

April 16, 2010

Part I: St. Ann’s Church – birthplace of Mary; Mass at Gethsemane; Western (Wailing) Wall. Free time and Holy Shroud of Turin Exhibit and tour. Part II: Comments and Farewells

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