Before King David bought Mount Moriah from Arnon the Jebusite, our Holy Tabernacle was in Shilo - that was about 2700 years ago. Eli was High Priest at the time. The dwelling in the photo above was most probably his home. Shilo is in the heart of the hill country of Ephraim, the land that Hashem gave to our people.
When you visit here, you feel at home. Why? A Jewish soul, when it comes to a place like the Kotel, the Machpela Cave, or Shilo, is coming home. The Jewish soul is even older than this land, and it has been here before.
A million UNs and a billion PA declarations won't separate us from this land, as long as we are worthy of it. That's why emuna and teshuva are the key words now. Chodesh Tov!