Al-Qubeiba Town

The village of Al-Qubeiba is located at an altitude of 751 meters above sea level. It was named after its buildings, which are shaped like domes. It is believed that the village of Al-Qubeiba is Emmaus, which was mentioned in the New Testament. The number of its buildings reached 59 buildings, most of which are of two floors, and are still inhabited by their owners, but there are a number of demolished or abandoned buildings. There are several church buildings such as the Franciscan Church, a religious school within the church to teach theology, and the Emmaus House of the Holy Land Association, which is used as a shelter for people with special needs, and previously it was a guest house for delegations coming from Germany.

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Cultural identity

Domes of Transfiguration

Linking the idea of spirituality and transfiguration to the town being of a religious and spiritual nature, and in addition to the narration of the transfiguration of Christ to his students, the word transfiguration was chosen to be part of the naming in addition to linking the material heritage of the village, which is that the basis for building the village consisted of five houses with domes.