Holy Land Zoom Backgrounds
Educational Background Images
Download these backgrounds of images from the Holy Land to use with Zoom. Descriptions are provided beside each image, so you can explain your chosen background image if others ask about it. It’s educational!
Photos by BSK president David Cassady.
A view of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre from the Old City in Jersalem.
Near the Dead Sea, Qumran is the location of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
A photo of a portion of a stained glass window at the Church of St. Peter in Jerusalem.
A replica of the Dead Sea scrolls at Qumran. Actual scrolls can be seen in Jerusalem, but photos are not allowed.
A chapel erected near the recent archealogical dig at Magdala, near the Sea of Galilee, includes a large painting by Daniel Cariola named “Encounter.”
The Church of the Pater Noster is a Roman Catholic church near the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. The walls around the church contain the Lord’s Prayer in 140 languages.
Olive trees, flowers and stones adorn the beautiful Garden of Gethsemene.
An interior photo from the Church of the Nativity, located in Bethlehem (West Bank). The church includes a silver star marking the traditional location of the birth of Christ. The church is home to three monasteries: Greek Orthodox, Armenian Apostic, and Roman Catholic.
Masada overlooks the Dead Sea, and is the location of a mass suicide while the fortress was under seige by Roman troops. The line in the stonework shows where the original stone ends and the reconstructed building begins.
A view of the Dead Sea, taken from atop Masada. The high mineral content of the water offers bright colors.
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