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Unique Israel trip brings sense of miraculous to participants

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Photo by Bentzi Sasson and Mendy Hechtman

Land and the Spirit participants from around the world pose in front of the Tomb of the Patriarchs.                        

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For Marcia Diane, the highlight of her trip to Israel last year was a visit to the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, where Abraham and most of his storied kin are said to be buried. Inside the building’s thick stone walls are several cenotaphs, empty tombs erected to honor a person’s memory. As Diane approached the red and white cenotaph of Abraham, she said something miraculous occurred.

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4 images

Photo by Bentzi Sasson and Mendy Hechtman

Land and the Spirit participants from around the world pose in front of the Tomb of the Patriarchs.