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  1. The lush landscape surrounding the Sea of Galilee

    The lush landscape surrounding the Sea of Galilee …

  2. At the remains of Hisham’s Palace, near Jericho, visitors can view this astonishing mosaic of the Tree of Life, reputed to be the largest surviving mosaic in the ancient world. This photo has been flipped upside down to enable better viewing of the mosaic.

    At the remains of Hisham’s Palace, near Jericho, visitors can view this astonishing mosaic of the Tree of Life, repute…

  3. The chapel at Shepherd’s Field. This area near Bethlehem is believed to be where the angels appeared to the shepherds on the night of Jesus’ birth.

    The chapel at Shepherd’s Field. This area near Bethlehem is believed to be where the angels appeared to the shepherds …

  4. Monks once lived and prayed in this cave, partly depicted here, at Shepherd’s Field.

    Monks once lived and prayed in this cave, partly depicted here, at Shepherd’s Field.…

  5. The interior of the Church of the Nativity, upper level

    The interior of the Church of the Nativity, upper level…

  6. This star-like mark, on the floor of the lower level of the Church of the Nativity, marks the reputed spot of Jesus’ birth

    This star-like mark, on the floor of the lower level of the Church of the Nativity, marks the reputed spot of Jesus’ b…

  7. The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, built on the spot believed to be where Jesus was born

    The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, built on the spot believed to be where Jesus was born…

  8. Wares for sale outside a shop in Bethlehem

    Wares for sale outside a shop in Bethlehem…

  9. Part of the joy of exploring the Holy Land is sampling the local cuisine. At Restaurant Afteem in Manger Square in Bethlehem, cooks draw customers with the delicious smell of falafels.

    Part of the joy of exploring the Holy Land is sampling the local cuisine. At Restaurant Afteem in Manger Square in Bethl…

  10. A man prays inside the Ibrahim Mosque in Hebron, which is, according to tradition, the burial site of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Jacob, Rebekah, and Leah. The tombs are located inside the mosque.

    A man prays inside the Ibrahim Mosque in Hebron, which is, according to tradition, the burial site of Abraham, Sarah, Is…

  11. A traditionally dressed boy on a market street in the city of Hebron

    A traditionally dressed boy on a market street in the city of Hebron…

  12. Hebron is known for its glass, among other industries. Here, next to a souvenir shop, a man blows glass for sale.

    Hebron is known for its glass, among other industries. Here, next to a souvenir shop, a man blows glass for sale.…