22.03.2011 16.Adar ll, 5771
A new column, Dr. Wayne Stiles explores the biblical sites of Israel, the significance behind them and how to make the most of a visit.
The straight line of Israel’s seacoast has never lent itself to significant harbors. For centuries, only Joppa in the South and Acre in the North provided modest havens for ships.
But in 22 BC, work began on a new port—a vast harbor befitting the grand ideals of its visionary, King Herod the Great….