Most people think that ancient Biblical Jerusalem is within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. As a result, Christians commonly stand on the ramparts of the Old City’s walls and pray for the peace of Jerusalem.
It’s a topic of endless fascination. James D. Long, author of Riddle of the Exodus: Startling Parallels Between Ancient Jewish Sources and the Egyptian Archaeological Record told Breaking Israel News, “The subject of the real Mt. Sinai generates the most discussion in the Q&A that follows my lectures. For my 2006 book, Riddle of the Exodus, I did research on the mountain’s location, but consigned the available evidence to a lengthy Appendix at the back of my book.”
“As we approach the Messianic era, anti-Semitism will rise,” he explained. “This is driven because Satan, who is the major enemy of the Jewish people, is dying. What you are looking at are the death throes of the Satan. And that is why he’s trying to bring in all the energy he has, in order to do away with the Jews.”
In 2016, Pastor Scott Moffatt from the Seattle Washington area came to Israel several days before a group he was leading. Looking for “some kind of cultural interaction,” he found an opportunity to have a Shabbat meal with a Jewish family in Jerusalem. The program he joined is Shabbat of a Lifetime, an organization that matches tourists who want to experience an authentic Jewish Shabbat in Jerusalem with host families.