In Search of the 10 Commandments

A hunt for Biblical Mount Sinai, where God is said to have passed law to Moses.

In Search of the 10 Commandments

Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Midnight Climb: The goal for many visitors is to watch sunrise from the top of Gebel Musa. Along the way, several kiosks offer the chance to rest, get a hot drink or rent blankets for protection from the chilly high desert air, even in summer. According to Father Justin, "[Moses'] whole life becomes the example that we should have of how we should leave the attachments that pull us away from God, come into the place where our prayers and our attention are not distracted by the things of this world, and then ascend the mountain and there encounter God himself." (Ely Brown / ABC News)
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