Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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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

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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

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... 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 ...

Jeru, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jeru

A travel blog entry by jenniferwhitmer

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A Day in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

A Day in Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by sandjtravels

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... Via Dolorosa - the route that Jesus walked when he was crucified, except we walked it in the opposite direction. Walking on through the Jerusalem to the Western Wall which is also known as the Wailing wall.   Then onwards past the Dome of the Rock, ...

Back to Jerusalem, Jeruslaem, Israel travel blog

Back to Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by adams

I have at last returned to Jerusalem, from learning Hebrew in Netanya. It was really really good, it definitely gave me the basis to learn more. And I can now get over basically what I want to say (even if they need to reply very very slowly). We are ...

Mount of Olives: One Huge Cemetary, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Mount of Olives: One Huge Cemetary

A travel blog entry by out-of-nanoose

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Most our day today was spent walking around Mount of Olives, one of the oldest Jewish cemetaries in the world.  Jews that believe that being buried here will get them to heaven sooner since this is where the resurrection of the dead will ...

Culture Shock in the Emergency Room, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Culture Shock in the Emergency Room

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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... be there with my daughter, at such an important site. We even had time for dinner and some shopping at the mall right outside Old Jerusalem walls.  Tomorrow is our last day before we come home. I am so sorry Jessica has missed so much, and at the ...

Pictures at last!, Jerusalem/Ein Gedi, Israel travel blog

Pictures at last!

A travel blog entry by adams

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Pictures! ...

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