Aviva Bar-Am

Photographs: Shmuel Bar-Am
ISBN 965-90048-7-7

If walls could talk

Whether ancient or contemporary, the churches of Jerusalem are wrapped in that very special aura which surrounds the Holy City.
Now, with publication of "Beyond the Walls: Churches of Jerusalem", you can unravel the mysteries which lie behind each magnificent - or modest - facade. In "Beyond the Walls: Churches of Jerusalem", former Jerusalem Post correspondent Aviva Bar-Am offers in-depth narratives, stirring legends, and lively anecdotes which bring 30 of the Holy City's historic churches to life.
Among the sanctuaries and sites described in the book are the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (including a step-by-step walk-through guide), St. James' Cathedral, the Church of St. John the Baptist in the Old City, the Basilica of the Agony at Gethsemane, and Dominus Flevit.
Read about the Ethiopian Church, the Church of the Visitation, Ecce Homo Basilica, St. Andrew's Church, Mary's Tomb (the Church of the Assumption), the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, the Church of the Flagellation, the Church of St. Alexander Nevsky ... and more!
The perfect gift for pilgrims planning to visit the Holy Land, "Beyond the Walls: Churches of Jerusalem" is also, of course, an incomparable souvenir. But even if you can't make the journey, add this wonderful book to your home library. Peruse its captivating pages at your leisure and prepare to take an adventurous "trip" from the comfort of your armchair!

100 pages
50 color photographs

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We warmly recommend Shmuel Bar Am's superb photographic accomplishments at, a true pictorial feast.



Mount of Olives map - Ein Karem map - Old City map

1 - Saint Lazarus' Church
2 - Church of Beitphage
3 - Basilica of the Agony - Church of all Nations (Gethsemane)
4 - Church of the Assumption (Saint Mary's Tomb)
5 - Church of the Ascension (also known as Dome of the Ascension)
6 - Church of the Ascension - Augusta Victoria
7 - Church of Saint Mary Magdalene
8 - Convent of the Pater Noster
9 - Dominus Flevit
10- Church of the the Ascension (Russian)
11- Monastery of the Holy Cross
12- Church of the Visitation
13- Church of Saint John the Baptist (Ein Kerem)
14- Church of the Redeemer
15- Church of Saint John the Baptist (Old City)
16- Church of Saint Alexander Nevsky
17- Church of the Holy Sepulchre
18- Ecce Homo Basilica
19- Church of the Flagellation
20- Church of the Condemnation and Imposition of the Cross
21- Church of Saint Anne
22- Church of Saint Mark
23- Saint James' Cathedral
24- Christ Church
25- Dormition Abbey
26- Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
27- Church of Saint Andrew
28- Ethiopian Church
29- Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
30- Cathedral of Saint George

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