Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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Our first days, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Our first days

A travel blog entry by tisch

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... and Fred crashing on the couch it was off to visit cousin Amy and family in Moshav Aminadav, about 15 minutes outside of Jerusalem. After some parallel play by the boys, everyone got along reasonably well. The house was in a state of controlled chaos, in ...

Leaving for Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Leaving for Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by kcroone

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Today we left at 7:30ish to head to the border. No, not the Mexican and Taco Bell but to the Israel border for an adventure to Jerusalem during the President's Weekend break. Going over on this trip was Steve & Anita, Terri, Eric and Kristie & ...

Dead Man Swimming, Dead Sea, Israel travel blog

Dead Man Swimming

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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... hiked up to Cave 11 (noted Q11 in the scholarly books). It smelled like someone's bathroom - stinky. It is a one hour ride back to Jerusalem where we will stay two nights. Today was a hot and sweaty day - even the Dead Sea was warm. A few of us went ...

Three more days!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Three more days!

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

... much of the Brotherhood's buildings are excavated and renovated buildings from the Crusader times.  Pretty cool. We came back to Jerusalem on Thursday and have enjoyed just walking around the city- there's so much life and energy here.  We ...

Ammunition Hill and Meya Shearim, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Ammunition Hill and Meya Shearim

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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... only have a really small one from my bar mitzvah that was built for a boys Tallis and wont fit my new Siddur, why not in Jerusalem I thought - good a place as any. We saw a little shop and went in, a lovely lady with three little kids helped us, she told ...

City of David, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

City of David

A travel blog entry by shannon

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The city of David is really small compared to Jerusalem now. I guess that's to be expected though. Not a lot of it has been excavated, mostly because Palestinians own a lot of the land, and they can't sell it to Jews for fear of being killed by their ...

The Sea of Galilee, Ein Gev, Israel travel blog

The Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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Early morning in Nazareth, nice breakfast and a good nights sleep. Our first stop today is the Spring of Mary. This is a natural spring located in the town of Nazareth - where the town - which would have been smaller in Jesus' day - got their water. As ...

2.17.07-2.20.07, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

2.17.07-2.20.07

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

... my first package! 2 pounds of sees candies. All my favorites. That's really all I want to write about! Thank you family! Ps. Anyone else reading this that doesn't have my address over here its: Jannelle McGlennon P.O. Box 1508 Jerusalem, Israel 91000 = ...

My Four-and-a Half Days in Hebrew School, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

My Four-and-a Half Days in Hebrew School

A travel blog entry by sharemore

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... were tourists like myself, while others were new immigrants whose course was paid by the government.  Some were working in Israel and wanted to be able to communicate better with clients and patients. We plunged right in.  There are only 22 ...

A Day Outside the City, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

A Day Outside the City

A travel blog entry by johnacac

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We spent most of the day outside of Jerusalem, coming back early since this is the eve of Rosh Hashanah or Jewish New Year. The hotel is filled with people who checked in to celebrate the holiday, while five of our fellow travelers check out tonight to ...

Old City and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Old City and the Western Wall

A travel blog entry by njl145

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... now we are planning what to do next. Maybe tel aviv, maybe tiberia, we shall see. I have included some more pics from Haifa and some pics of the Old city of Jerusalem which I took. Yours, Niva p.s. don't forget to make a comment or sign my ...

Jerusalem, City of David, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem, City of David

A travel blog entry by adamunderkofler

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I'm sorry I haven't been on in a while I've been always doing stuff here in Jerusalem. But I'm here now, so where to start.... well we left our hotel in Tiberias and we took a very long drive to the Dead Sea where we passed by a place called En Gedi ...

1.25.07-1.26.07, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

1.25.07-1.26.07

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

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... I was saddened by the idolatry of it all. After that we went to a Christian church where the English lady gave us a history of Jerusalem the beliefs of the Jews. Its funny how similar Jews & Christians are, yet also how far away & different we are also. ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by irenan

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... Michal got a couple of days off to spend some time with us in Jerusalem, so - we were really looking forward to it... Jerusalem is not far from Tel-Aviv (Israel is a small country, everything is "not far") - maybe 60 - 70 km (= less than 40 miles) or ...

A fairy tale of a city, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

A fairy tale of a city

A travel blog entry by thejourney

Wow. In the old city of Jerusalem the entire area is walled and like a midevil city with cobblestone courtyards, walking paths, stores, houses, apartments. Its amazing. My hostel is right on a bazaar street and its only a few minute walk to the ...

Departing from Tel Aviv!, Tel-aviv, Israel travel blog

Departing from Tel Aviv!

A travel blog entry by liorusii

Well, the time has come! I am about to go to the airport and get on the plane. My flight was delayed for about 3 hours, and I hope it's the only delay on my trip (yea, right). Anyway, keep getting updated, and I'll talk to you later on! ...

yoseph and yeshua, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

yoseph and yeshua

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

... both were honored in their sight, so because of this, their fathers treated them in special ways and gave to them special things. Israel gave Joseph a coat of many colors and God, gave to His Son Jesus a family, His bride! Joseph and Jesus' fathers gave ...

Sabeel, Jerusalem, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Sabeel

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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... than expelling the Palestinians is the natural result. But if the "land" is not what God cares about than the oppression that Israel dishes to the Palestinians is not justified. There are so many issues that go into the conflict. But the insight from ...

To Jerusalem on Rosh Ha Shanna (Jewish New Year), Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

To Jerusalem on Rosh Ha Shanna (Jewish New Year)

A travel blog entry by alros

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... former or current Israelis but for me and for my family, one of the first things we need to do upon arriving in Israel is to visit Jerusalem and go the Kotel (Wailing Wall), especailly if we havn't been in a while. It's not that we are particularly ...

Rosh Hashanah in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Rosh Hashanah in Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by davidandamy

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... nbsp; Hearing the shofar at the Western Wall on Rosh Hashanah was definitely the highlight of the holiday. While in Jerusalem we also celebrated David's 22nd birthday!  With many things being closed, and most people busy celebrating Rosh Hashanah ...

Jerusalem Day 1, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem Day 1

A travel blog entry by washdcmike

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Day 1 of my trip.  My first day I took a guided tour of the Old City, to get familiar with it.  The Pictures are in no particular ...

Airport pickup, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Airport pickup

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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... a short cab ride with a cabbie called Sadaam (no relation he assured me) could not fix.... And we were at the Dan Jerusalem. Courtesy of the aforementioned Sadaam me thinks we got to see a bit more of Jerusalem than we should have. Anyway, nice hotel and ...

A Holy City (one of them at least), Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

A Holy City (one of them at least)

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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We've blitzed our way from Tel Aviv to one of the most reknowned and aged cities in the world...Jerusalem... We savoured our first day by visiting the Wailing Wall and the Church of the Sepulchre (where Christ was believed to be crucified) Our ...

Yom Hashoa:  Holocaust Remebrance Day, The Whole World, United States travel blog

Yom Hashoa: Holocaust Remebrance Day

A travel blog entry by njl145

... the Jewish victims of the Shoah by public recitation of their names on Yom Hashoah - the Day of Remembrance. Holocaust Survivors in Israel: 60 Years Since the Establishment of the State, has been chosen as the central theme for this year's Yom Hashoah. ...

Thank you!, Near Afula, Israel travel blog

Thank you!

A travel blog entry by kristenmckersie

I just wanted to say thank you to Brittany and Grandma for sending me some mail! I really appreciate it and it totally made my week! Thank you sooo ...

Adventures in the Old City, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Adventures in the Old City

A travel blog entry by rebshark

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We slept late trying to shake the jet lag and then it was raining pretty good - so didn't make it out till afternoon.  Note - the roads in the old city are slick on a good day.  They aren't pavement roads, but are giant stones laid into the ...

Well, I havent really actually STARTED yet..., Binyamina, Israel travel blog

Well, I havent really actually STARTED yet...

A travel blog entry by dagroove

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... is getting ready for the trip --- trying to shmooze some early birthday money from my family & the unemployment office in Israel, asking for advice, and mostly bidding last goodbyes to the good people I've had the pleasure to encounter throughout my ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... me in the past. The Western Wall, of course, is the only remaining wall from the twice-destroyed Holy Jewish Temple of Jerusalem. In more recent years when the Muslim people have had control of Jerusalem they have built their homes right up to and next ...

Back Safely in the US, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Back Safely in the US

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

Dear friends and family, Just a quick note to say that Yael and I have arrived safely in the US and will be with my family in Washington DC by later this afternoon. I will write later with a final travelpod about the past few weeks, but just wanted ...

How we Jerusalemites are dealing with imminent war, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

How we Jerusalemites are dealing with imminent war

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

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... moment, to look out for foreign threats. Now lets say that a missile is successfully fired towards Israel and is not defended. And here is a big point: Jerusalem is a very unlikely target. Jerusalem is a city of hundreds of thousands of Arabs, the 3rd ...

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