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Experience Holy Week in the Holy Land: These Are the Sites Where Jesus Walked During His Final Week

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Most Christians know the Easter story well from what the gospels tell us about that earth-shattering week: Jesus came to Jerusalem, ate the Passover Seder with his disciples, was arrested and sentenced to death, crucified on a cross, then was resurrected from a garden tomb.

In late 2022, my wife Susan and I moved here to be part of the CBN News Middle East Bureau in Jerusalem, so Easter of 2023 was the first chance we had to go to the sites so central to that week.

We recorded that experience so you can also see those places through a newcomer's eyes. Click on the video above to join the journey.

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As a freelance reporter for CBN's Jerusalem bureau and during 27 years as senior correspondent in CBN's Washington bureau, Paul Strand has covered a variety of political and social issues, with an emphasis on defense, justice, government, and God’s providential involvement in our world. Strand began his tenure at CBN News in 1985 as an evening assignment editor in Washington, D.C. After a year, he worked with CBN Radio News for three years, returning to the television newsroom to accept a position as a senior editor in 1990. Strand moved back to the nation's capital in 1995 and then to