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2012-01-08 08:00:00

A trip to the Holy Land launched a business, Holy Land Stone, to bring healing to others. The healing stones are now available for sale WorldWide. Melborne, Florida (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 When Michael Martin crafted a special memento after the death of his mother in 2000, he had no way of knowing the impact this item would ultimately have. After visiting the Holy Land, and finding himself captivated with the history-rich stones of which the city of Jerusalem, the Church of the Holy...

2009-07-08 10:39:00

JERUSALEM, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerusalem.com (http://www.jerusalem.com) was launched today in Jerusalem. The site seeks to become the virtual gateway to religious, historic and modern-day Jerusalem. It is offering a comprehensive experience of today's vital, fascinating urban center, providing unique religious, social and tourism services and bringing the Jerusalem experience to anyone in the world. The site contains six hubs which are representing for the first time the many...

2009-05-28 09:00:00

JERUSALEM, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As Christians around the world once again turn their eyes toward Jerusalem during this year's Pentecost celebrations, IPrayTV will offer a virtual pilgrimage to those unable to attend in person. The event begins at 9:30 am, 11:30am and 7:30 pm on Friday, May 29th with continued coverage at the same time on Saturday May 30th. IPrayTV will deliver a live streaming video feed of the special holiday services in which Christians from around the world will...

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2006-11-18 10:59:08

JERUSALEM -- Off an East Jerusalem side street, between an olive orchard and an abandoned hotel, sit a few piles of stones and dirt that are yielding important insights into Jerusalem's history. They come from one of the world's most disputed holy places - the square in the heart of Jerusalem that is known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary. The story behind the rubble includes an underground crypt, a maverick college student, a white-bearded archaeologist,...

2005-12-24 08:12:00

By Mohammed Assadi BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Hopes of a rush of pilgrims lifted the mood a little in Bethlehem on Saturday as the town where Christians believe Jesus was born prepared to mark its first Christmas walled from Jerusalem. Christmas celebrations have been muted since a Palestinian uprising began in 2000, but a 10-month-old ceasefire has encouraged a big increase in the number of pilgrims and tourists coming to Bethlehem. "Things are a bit better than in previous...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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