Jesus Trail, V: Arbel to Capernaum

The weather had altered our hiking plans creating an opportunity to stop in Migdal at a synagogue ruin that would have been standing at the time Jesus traveled through the area.

Jesus Trail, IV: Holy Ground

How little did we know a stop in the Kibbutz’s synagogue where we stayed would be necessary rest before an arduous day of ascents and muddy-slick descents through the Galilean valley...

Jesus Trail, III: The Ordinary Made Extraordinary

After a steep, heart-racing ascent to the top of Nazareth, we descended into a valley covered in spring wildflowers. We walked through areas with brushes blooming at our shoulders, knees, and ankles...

Jesus Trail, II: Journey to Nazareth

While we were walking the steep roads and learning the common sentence for why a blasphemer was to be thrown off a cliff twice a man’s height, we had a visceral experience of this story...

Jesus Trail, I: Laying the Foundation

Fueled by sun and warmth some of us ventured into Old Jaffe to walk ourselves out of jet lag. There we entered St. Peters and slipped into a pew to listen to a mass said in German...