CROSSROADS OF JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN HISTORYLugar de encuentro de la historia Judía y Cristiana
Magdala

Crossroads of Jewish and Christian History

  • The World Comes Together at Magdala

    The World Comes Together at Magdala

    In Magdala, the world comes to us and shares in the riches of Jewish and Christian history. During 2015, we have received over 72,000 visitors. Twenty three percent of the people who come to see the synagogue as well as the Duc In Altum worship center are local Jewish people. Thirty seven percent are English […]

  • Magdala’s Gospel Farm

    Magdala’s Gospel Farm

    Like a whetstone that sharpens our “Gospel-memory”, the animals at Magdala are a wonderful attraction that help remind the visitors of evangelical verses as they walk through the archaeological park. Donkeys, hens, sheep, camels, goats and a dog make up Magdala’s on-site Gospel Farm. Our Magdala volunteers have been cleaning, feeding, and befriending these animals […]

  • Beauty From Ashes

    Beauty From Ashes

    Written by Jennifer Ristine After 15 months of giving tours in Magdala, the motto “Crossroads of Jewish and Christian History” slides off my tongue without a second thought about its significance. But recently the motto came alive for me during prayer. Praying with an Old Testament love song, The Song of Songs, conjured up images […]

  • Magdala Invites Kids To Camp!

    Magdala Invites Kids To Camp!

    Throughout the history of the volunteer program at Magdala, the majority of volunteers come from other countries to share their time and talents in Israel. However, during the week of November 8, Magdala was swarming morning, noon, and night with a group of 87 15-year-olds who camped on Magdala’s grounds, accompanied by six teachers, three […]

  • Magdala and Notre Dame at the World Meeting of Families

    Magdala and Notre Dame at the World Meeting of Families

    This past month of September, an event in the US took place that was the highlight of public opinion forums and discussions across the world, the visit of Pope Francis to Cuba and the US. The main purpose of the Pontiff´s visit to the US was the World Meeting of Families, which took place September […]

  • Become A Magdala Advocate In Bringing The Vision To Life!

    Become A Magdala Advocate In Bringing The Vision To Life!

    Magdala’s goal of Bringing The Vision To Life depends on your help! You can now become a Magdala Advocate and create your own fundraising campaign to help raise funds for the development of Magdala! Magdala ran a similar program through our old site which proved to be very successful. For example, a woman named Corinne […]

  • Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi

    Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi

    On October 19, 2015, the Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi (Jennifer Ristine and Christiane Esser) moved into their new house at Magdala. A dilapidated structure located on the southeast corner of the property was used and reconstructed in order to provide a simple home for these women who have been serving at Magdala for over […]

  • Magdala Raises Awareness For Breast Cancer

    Magdala Raises Awareness For Breast Cancer

    We are pleased to inform you that Magdala will be wearing pink to raise awareness on social media about the early detection of breast cancer and support those who are fighting against it. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in 2013, breast cancer was the most common cause of death due to […]

  • Bringing The Vision To Life: Campaign Progress and Promise

    Bringing The Vision To Life: Campaign Progress and Promise

    Dear Magdala friends, Progress continues at Magdala as we count down the days of our 1,000-day capital campaign – Bringing The Vision To Life. As you can see on our campaign page, funds continue to grow as the days pass. However, we still have a long way to go with just over 900 days remaining. […]

  • An Extraordinary Event in the Holy Land

    An Extraordinary Event in the Holy Land

    Each year the Presidents of the Bishop’s Conferences of Europe gather to analyze the current events and issues of the church in Europe: its challenges, success, and concerns. This year, at the invitation of His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, and for the first time in history, the Plenary Assembly of the Council […]

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Magdala (near present day Migdal) is located on the western coastline of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) and at the eastern foothills of Mount Arbel. Read More

Migdal Junction, P.O. Box 366, 1495000 Migdal, Israel

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