These rich and varied Bible Gems will take you on a journey - one which involves heart and mind. They weave together aspects of Israel's vibrant past and her stunning geography, and at the same time illuminate shining new facets of the biblical texts. Israel's history is long and intriguing, and her landscape embraces snowy mountains, deserts and the heights of Jerusalem, the city sacred to three faiths. This is the nation whose poets and prophets set down the scriptures they bequeathed to the following generations, which have helped shape the world in which we live today. In the "Gems" the mysterious symbolism of the feasts of Israel is unfolded, offering treasures of wisdom concerning the foundational keys of our modern culture. They will profoundly impact your imagination and enhance your spiritual life of faith.