Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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Massada and the Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Massada and the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... have any cuts or abrasions on your body as the salt stings. We emerge feeling refreshed and with silky smooth skin. Returning to Jerusalem I prepare for the Farewell Dinner and start the packing process. Dinner is across the street from our hotel at Zuni ...

Massada, Ein Geti, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Massada, Ein Geti, Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by marcusgarfunkel

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We had a late start as usual, so we got out of the camp at around 4:30am with the other 1000 people at the camp. It didnt matter though because after the 100 buses arrived at the entrance to the path up to Massada, we all had to wait until ...

Amman to Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Amman to Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by kaybee

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... take a plane somewhere. Then we were kind of pre-checked what our intention was, why we want to enter Israel. I told them I want to see Jerusalem and maybe Bethlehem and intend to stay for around 3 days. Then followed a security check, similar to the ...

St Elijah Church, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

St Elijah Church

A travel blog entry by chrisf711

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It is local tradition that Elijah lived in the area of this church. Elijah left Mount Carmel after his life was in danger. We remember how Elijah was taken up to heaven in a chariot. Elisha the prophet witnesses this ...

Jerusalem Day 3, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem Day 3

A travel blog entry by momoffour

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... them when I get home.  The colors were bright and colorful.  We ended our tour with Ammunition Hill a famous battle area in Jerusalem.  There is a big tank that I know my boys would love to see.  Tonight I had a free night to go out ...

Neot Kedudim, Ei Gedi, camels, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Neot Kedudim, Ei Gedi, camels

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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We visited Neot Kedumim which is a huge garden displaying the plants and fruits of the Bible. My cousin Mathew did a tree planting ceremony and we also learned how many of the plants tie in to the stories of the Bible. Later that ...

Day 1, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by marcusgarfunkel

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Today we had breakfast in the hotel and headed over to the yeshiva Ohr Somayach. We learned from 2 rabbis and had a "tutorial" session. Myself and 3 others joined Rabbi Leskin and we began to learn the Aleph Bet which I thought was good since I haven't ...

Arrive in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Arrive in Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by marcusgarfunkel

... June 20th and flew through Munich and arrived in Tel Aviv around 2pm on the 21st. I took a shuttle van thing to the Jerusalem Gate Hotel and met Joseph and Yudi. They checked me into the hotel and welcomed me. I explored the Center 1 ...

Mary's Place of Death, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Mary's Place of Death

A travel blog entry by chrisf711

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Mary's death and assumption into heaven are not mentioned in the bible. What we know is based on tradition and the writings of saints. St. Melito of Sardis was one who wrote about this in "The Book of the Passing of the Most Holy ...

The Shakles Off My Feet, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Shakles Off My Feet

A travel blog entry by mikehebrew86

... also lived in many other parts of Asia, Europe and the U.S ( Including a masters at Gtown ). She is recently married and came to Israel to study middleast studies. She is Muslim and her husband is Jewish, from the states. It is hard for her to be so far ...

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