According to the New Testament, Bethany is the house of the figs. It is believed that this is the place of siblings Lazarus, Martha, Mary, and also the abode of Simon the Leper. It is said that Jesus is said to have stayed here after he entered into Jerusalem, and it is believed that he could separated from his disciples at Bethany.
Traditionally this Biblical site Bethany has been linked with he present day city of Al Eizariya. Al Eizariya means the Place of Lazarus. This is the place where the tomb of Lazarus is found and is situated around 1.5 miles to the eastern part of Jerusalem and is on the southern slope of the Mount of Olives. Today this is the place where the oldest house of 2000 year old building and is famous for having been the place where the House of Martha and Mary is there. This is a great biblical site and is a [...]