Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church | City of Bethany, Israel

City of Bethany Israel

City of Bethany is an ancient Israeli village located in Judia and Samaria (also referred to as “West Bank”)

Bethany’s name is made of two words, Beit Anya, meaning House of Poverty. Here is how you write the words in Hebrew:

בית = Beit = House / Home

עניא = = Anya = Poverty

Together would be written like this:

בית עניא

The town is best known for its mention in the Christian bible as the home of the famous Lazarus, it is also believed to be a place where Jesus stayed for a while.

Places to see in Bethany Israel:

Lazarus Catholic Church

Lazarus Catholic Church | Bethany Israel
Lazarus Catholic Church | Bethany Israel
Lazarus Catholic Church | City of Bethany
Lazarus Catholic Church | City of Bethany

Lazarus Tomb

Lazarus Tomb | Bethany Israel
Lazarus Tomb | Bethany Israel

Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church in Bethany

Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church | City of Bethany, Israel
Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church | City of Bethany, Israel
Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church | City of Bethany, Israel
Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church | City of Bethany, Israel
Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church | City of Bethany, Israel
Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church | City of Bethany, Israel

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