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Beit Jimal

beit jimal monasteryBeit Jimal is a Catholic monastery in the lower Judean mountains (Shephelah) near Beth Shemesh .

According to local tradition the site was the estate of R. Gamliel I, president of the Jewish Sanhedrin, and his tomb, together with the tomb of Saint Stephen and Saint Nicodemus, were uncovered at the site in 415 CE.


Book a Private Tour to Beit Jimal Monastery

Beit Jimal Monastery is in the heart of the Shefelah, near the modern city of Beth-Shemesh.

Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Shefelah, that will also include a visit to Beit Jimal Monastery.




Points of Interest in the Area

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