Video: En Kerem, birthplace of John the Baptist
August Rosado & Dr. Todd Baker teach at En Kerem, known as "Spring of the Vinyard, is the traditional birthplace of John the Baptist, or his Hebrew name, "Yochannan Ha-Mcbiel". It's an ancient village in the Jerusalem district SW of the holy city. The early church father Theodosius in 530 A.D said this was John's birthplace where Mary came to visit her cousin Elizabeth. He said it is five miles distance from Jerusalem.