Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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Oh, My aching Bones!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Oh, My aching Bones!

A travel blog entry by bethh1902


... enough.  So, with half my mind and heart back at the hotel with Jessie, I boarded the bus for our tour of Old Jerusalem. Our group had previously consisted of just four, and now we are twelve (including Jessie). There are folks from Canada (Toronto), ...

Baby Shower, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Baby Shower

A travel blog entry by erincastillo

Tonight, I went to a friend's baby shower.  We had a wonderful time!  And I just have to say that moms are SO ...

Shabbat in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Shabbat in Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein


After sleeping late, (past 6:30) and having a leisurely breakfast, we took a cab to the New Gate. We walked down, down, down to the Church of Holy Sepulcher, held by the Christians to be the holiest of all sites.  It was very crowded and we could ...

Southern Excavations and Kotel tunnels, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Southern Excavations and Kotel tunnels

A travel blog entry by marcusgarfunkel


Today we went back to the Kotel and toured the southern excavations which were recently discovered under the old police building. Then we saw the newly excavated Hall of Ages in the Kotel tunnels. After the tour, we went up to a dining ...

5 months till my birthday, Near Karmiel/A field in Sde Boker and now Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

5 months till my birthday

A travel blog entry by adams


I have just completed another 2 weeks of the army, and its been great. We were in a base in the North where all the paratroopers trained. We visited different bases, and got to see stuff not everone gets to see. Firstly we went to a tank base, and we ...

Isreal - 6 weeks, Tel Aviv,Jerusalem, Caeserae, Haifa, Acre,RoshHanikra,Masada, Israel travel blog

Isreal - 6 weeks

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

Based Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Caeserae, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Lebanese border, Masada/Dead Sea 30th bday ...

First Fruits, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

First Fruits

A travel blog entry by erincastillo

Today is the Ceremony of First Fruits, which occurs on the second day of Passover (Leviticus 23:9-14). On this day, the priest waved a sheaf of the first grain of the harvest, offering it to the Lord.  It is also the first day of the "Counting of ...

Jerusalem 1, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem 1

A travel blog entry by danestern

... catch up with him, the first relative I've seen in 2+ months. It's amazing how he knew so many people we saw on Jerusalem's streets. I couldn't spend too long with him, as my 10-night Poland Heritage Tour started tonight. One week of that is spent in ...

The Old City Day, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Old City Day

A travel blog entry by 3lauras


Our day in the old city began in the morning at the Jaffa Gate,  which has the honor (?) of being the only the gate that one enters from the side.  We learned from Leon that the city walls were commission were built by Saladin, ...

Up on the Roof, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Up on the Roof

A travel blog entry by sla514


... end to the conflict.  The Israel/ Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI) was founded in Jerusalem in 1988 and in 2013 was renamed Israel-Palestine: Creative Regional Initiatives, as our focus has shifted in recent years to more ...

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