A pilgrimage is a spiritual journey on which believers of many faiths embark.The pilgrims travel to a holy place of spiritual and religious value in order to purify themselves or complete a certain ritual.Christian pilgrimages include journeys both to holy sites from the New Testament as well as sites where miracles are believed to have occurred later on.
Today, as a Jew I understand well why true Christians feel so deeply about Israel and support the only democratic nation in the Middle East.
In the political arena where many voices cry that Israel doesn't belong to the Jews, Joshua's rock footprints say otherwise.
One connection leads to another, and eventually, leads back to Israel.
"I remember looking out at the scenery, and feeling like I'd finally made it home."
What lingers in the mind most is the act of kindness of one resident of Jerusalem in the middle of a crowded market, with a smile as big as the Sea of Galilee.
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