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Where did Jesus grow up and spent his life

Palestine about 2000 years ago

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How many parts was Palestine divided into and what divided it

Two parts by the river Jordan

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Which side of Palestine did Jesus life on

Western side

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How many regions did the western side of Palestine have and what were they

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Galilee in the north, Judea in the south and Samaria in the middle

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In which region of the western side of Palestine was Jerusalem located In

Judea

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What were people in galilee and Judea known as

Jews

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What were the people who lived in Samaria known as

Samaritans

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Why did Jews avoid the Samaritans

They believed the Samaritans weren't pure Jews

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Where was Jesus born

Bethlehem

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Where was the centre of Jesus' activities

Capernaum

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What was in Capernaum

Impressive synagogue built from large limestone blocks. Two metres above all houses

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How would Jews get to Jerusalem

By foot they would cross the river Jordan and travel on the eastern side of Palestine to avoid Samaria

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What is the modern day name for Palestine

Israel