The first hostels for pilgrims were in operation in Israel for Jewish men who would make their 3 times a year pilgrimage to the Beit ha-Mikdash (a Temple in Jerusalem). By the year 60 CE, one of these hostels offered not only seltter, but also medical help those who needed it.
- Jerusalem Pilgrimage Hostels – Jerusalem-Insiders-Guide.com
Are you on a spiritual journey – a Jerusalem pilgrimage? If so, you are following in the footsteps of thousands of spiritual seekers who made their way to the holy city throughout the millennia.
- Four Paths to Jerusalem: Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Secular