Holy Fire set to take over Old City

By NICOLE JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH 11/4/2012 Easter in Israel is unique in many ways, but probably the most significant tradition that occurs only in the Holy Land is the widely awaited tradition of the Holy Fire ceremony. The special ceremony takes place on the Saturday before Orthodox Easter, and captures center stage once again during this holiday's season ...

Third time lucky

By NICOLE JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH 01/16/2012 TRAVELUJAH WEBSITE While most have already finished celebrating Christmas, the Armenian Orthodox Church in Israel is just getting started. Whoever said that Christmas only comes once a year obviously doesn’t live in Jerusalem. Thanks to a glut of Christian denominations confined in one small geographical space, Christmas comes three times in the ...

10 things to do over Christmas in the Holy Land

By NICOLE JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH 12/19/2011 From Christmas markets in Bethlehem to parades in Nazareth, the Holy Land is the place to truly experience seasonal festivity. There's something for everyone to enjoy this Christmas. For further information on Christian tourism and Holy Land Tours to Israel contact Travelujah. 1. Go Shopping at a Christmas Market Christmas markets are ...

Bethlehem gets into the Christmas Spirit

By BEATA M. ANDONIA, TRAVELUJAH 12/08/2011 TRAVELUJAH WEBSITE Bethlehem is singularly important with its historical place in history; people around the world hold a special place for this small city. Each year, as we approach the joyful atmosphere of the Christmas season, hearing and singing the Christmas carols being played on the radio, in the malls ...

Feast of Transfiguration celebrations set for Mount Tabor

By TRAVELUJAH 08/17/2011 For more information on Christians sites and travel in Israel, visit Travelujah.com Greek Orthodox church celebrates transfiguration of Jesus, one of the most significant events in Christian thought. On August 18 and 19 the Greek Orthodox Church will celebrate the annual Feast of the Transfiguration, which celebrates the transfiguration of Jesus that is traditionally thought ...