Located in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem, the Pool of Bethesda is where Jesus healed a paralyzed man. The name Bethesda means either House of Mercy or House of Grace. The pool was a gathering place for the blind, sick and crippled during biblical times.
Jerusalem was my first place to explore in Israel and I’m glad of that. It’s much easier to navigate than huge Tel Aviv and has a smaller town vibe making it a place you can ease into Israel. Visiting Jerusalem Israel + Where to stay in Jerusalem and how