Ended the project: “Learning from close up-guided visits to historical and religious sites”. The students of the Jerusalem schools at the Terra Sancta Museum

The project “Learning from close up- guided visits to historical and religious sites” wanted and financed by ATS pro Terra Sancta and the Mosaic Centre Jericho مركز الفسيفساء أريحا  has just ended. This project permitted 705 students (between 10 and 15 years old) of 9 Jerusalem schools to visit sites really close to their houses, […]

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“The faces of Palmira” of the Terra Sancta Museum travelling toward Aquileia: An exhibition about the dialogue between cultures.”

The Terra Sancta Museum, among the precious archeological findings that the Franciscans preserve in their great collection, which is the result of many excavations and many acquisitions, preserved some precious bust, mosaics and amulets, dated between the I-III century d.C., coming from the ancient city of Palmira. The Terra Sancta Museum lent some of the […]

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The Italian General Consul privately visits the Terra Sancta Museum

It’s been many years since the Italian General Consulate cooperates with the local institutions in order to safeguard and to promote the cultural heritage of the Holy Land, which could also work as a good engine per the economic development of this territory. The Italian General Consul Fabio Sokolowicz, along with this concern, was privately […]

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he masterwork of Venetian textile in the Holy Land: “for the glory of God”

It is known that the regalia represent one of the most precious goods of the ecclesiastic art. Since the beginning, both the Occidental and Oriental Church liturgies aim to put light on the Church’s greatness in the divine mystery during the celebrations and the rites. The liturgical vestments in Jerusalem, where the Franciscans of the […]

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