Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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2.1.07-2.2.07, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

2.1.07-2.2.07

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

2.1.07 Sorry its been awhile. School has started! I am glad for the learning and I love my classes. And today is the first day of February, i love the first day of months, my favorite! I don't know where id be if I wasn't in the middle of Gods will. ...

Well folks i just logged on to the site to ..., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Well folks i just logged on to the site to ...

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

... that you just left behind. But I guess there arent many places in which you ascend into a body of water. Once we returned to Jerusalem, things fell back into routine. We are all putting in a good 2-3 hours of Hebrew a day now, which doesn't leave ...

This Is How We Play In The Old Town, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

This Is How We Play In The Old Town

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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... hoops on Zion...Talk about old school. After our initial orientation this morning it was off for a "nibble around the edges of Jerusalem" - when they said "around" they meant "around". We walked around the entire city today. A six hour tour....it was ...

Old Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Old Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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... From there we went to the Cardo in the Jewish Quarter, what was the Cardo Maximus, the main street of Roman and Byzantine Jerusalem, a wide colonnaded avenue flanked by roofed arcades. There are wells that allow you to see down to the strata of a wall ...

Yarmulkes, firearms, and chickpeas, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Yarmulkes, firearms, and chickpeas

A travel blog entry by homersim

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... of about three Palestinian men there, and we laughed about that and shook hands, and talked for quite awhile. Other sites in Jerusalem from the Bible: Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, Golgotha (in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher), Via Dolorosa (path Jesus ...

At the Jerusalem Mall, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

At the Jerusalem Mall

A travel blog entry by quakertrish

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... 55 years ago in 1952.  Originally from New York, she had raised her children and now her grandchildren lived in the Jerusalem area.    She asked me what I did and we began to talk about spiritual things.  She remembered a retreat ...

Back in Jerusalem with Obi-Wan Kenobi, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Back in Jerusalem with Obi-Wan Kenobi

A travel blog entry by oughtness

Back in Jerusalem. This has to be a quick update because the 'net cafe I'm in is closing soon. Tonight, since getting into Jerusalem at 8pm, we got beds at a hostel for 25 NIS each (around $5), ran into Ewan McGregor in the Old City, met up with my ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by d-nomad

... Shoa) Memorial Museum 2. Davidson Archaeological Museum - Excavation site of the Old City 3. Kotel - Wailing Wall 4. Ben Yehuda Street Jerusalem is an amazing city!  It is the only place in the world where believers in Judaism, Christianity, ...

Success!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Success!

A travel blog entry by njl145

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... the way back. I am laying low for the rest of the afternoon because President Bush is in town and its a mess to try and get anywhere in Jerusalem today. Shalom to all my faithful readers, I miss you all and I hope someone comments on my blog...:) ...

Swimming, Ein Gev, Israel travel blog

Swimming

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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... walked up to the cliffs which had at one time been a monument to Pan. We then drove to the northern most border of Israel, near Syria and Lebanon. From our vantage point we could look out over the UN controlled zone in Jordan and Lebanon. On our ...

On The Road Again, Beer-Sheva, Israel travel blog

On The Road Again

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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... ...read on...there are four parts.... 5/22 - Beer-Sheva Up early again to catch the bus at 7am. We descended out of Jerusalem to the Judean Hills past the city of Eshatol where Sampson was buried to Zorah. Judges 13 tells the story of Sampson's life ...

Day of Song and Prayer, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Day of Song and Prayer

A travel blog entry by babamissesyou

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... our voices together in that small space. From there we went to a Jewish cemetery, from where we could see the walled city of Jerusalem, and Iyat gave us the lay of the land.  There were some cool things about the cemetery itself, including the stones ...

JERUSALEM!!!!!!!!!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

JERUSALEM!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by kduntley

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... all kinds of stuff!!!! Hebron had something similar to this but it was really dirty, smelly, and there was just no one there. But Jerusalem is just SO COOL and I can't wait to get some time to just walk around and explore. Although these streets are long, ...

Journey from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Journey from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by greatescapes

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... ; in addition to its careful design, which included ancient design elements, all new construction is required to be built of Jerusalem stone- a type of sandstone. Some old building facades were used in the new mall’s construction. These old facades ...

Walk with Christ, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Walk with Christ

A travel blog entry by ndsquirrel

... to die for our sins.  I did this by walking the Via Dolorosa "Way of Sorrow",  a winding path along Jerusalem's streets, which followed Jesus's route from Pilate's Judgment Hall to Golgotha.  Today, this will be a mainly solitary stroll; ...

Schisms and the Holocaust, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Schisms and the Holocaust

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... , and the driver took us on to Bethlehem. My lack of knowledge became apparent, as I had always thought that the journey from Jerusalem to Bethlehem was some distance. Even our tour map seems to show them some distance apart. In fact, they are only 8km ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by pugsly2002

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This morning we left Amman to head for Jerusalem. After a long but relatively uneventful border crossing we made it to Jerusalem via the Allenby bridge and Palestine. We arrived mid-day and walked through the Damascus gate and found ourselves overwhelmed ...

1.23.07-1.24.07, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

1.23.07-1.24.07

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

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1.23.07 It was dark when we got here so I didn't really see anything when we landed but on the bus to Jerusalem the sun came up & we could see better. It is so wonderful! So many many hills & green & then rocks galore. Everything is made of big white ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by arlash

Jersusalem ...

Yad Vashem and Shabbat, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Yad Vashem and Shabbat

A travel blog entry by chwingman

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Went to Yad Vashem, the Israeli Holocast Museum. This a prety heavy duty. we have a great tour guide is able to bring a personal touch and ask us questions about how we might feel and act at the time. After lunch I trempt (hich hike) to the Old City. ...

Dear friends and family it has been a busy ..., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Dear friends and family it has been a busy ...

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

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... town on the side of a mountain just around the bend from the Kinneret, or sea of Galilee. It is one of Israel 4 holy cities (Jerusalem, Hebron and Tiberias or the others). In the late middle ages, a group of Sephardic Jews moved there and began a ...

Radom Thoughts and Mojo, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Radom Thoughts and Mojo

A travel blog entry by chwingman

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... / BlackBerry, which meant I was in touch. By-the-way much better signal, almost all bars all the time with T-mobile partners in Israel. This also meant that I was able to follow work and chime in with the occasional comment or two. Time to go off-grid for ...

Mugged in the Holy Land, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Mugged in the Holy Land

A travel blog entry by debde-lish

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... from an internet cafe in the market of the Old City in Jerusalem, and before I say anything else, I just have to mention that Jerusalem is everything I hoped it would be and more. This morning I awoke to the sound of the Muslim call to prayer, rolled ...

Jerusalem Journal, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem Journal

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

... pushed out of jerusalem.  the orthodox presence doesn't make me uncomfortable, only its prevalence. what i love about jerusalem (besides its historical aspects) is its diversity.  secular, religious, arab, jewish (especially that there are ...

One Last Day, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

One Last Day

A travel blog entry by bwells

So, today began our last day in Jerusalem. Just as we feel like we get the hang of the city - how things work and how to get around on our own - it's time to leave. Today was short, sweet, and simple. Because we got in so late last night, we decided today ...

All afloat, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

All afloat

A travel blog entry by salmorton01

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... level of salt content. Then back up the same windy hill (past the same coffee shop camels), and via Mark's kibbutz, to the cool of Jerusalem - it is understandably very hot and dry in the valley. We are getting to know Mark the guide very well now. He is ...

Sharing the Pot, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Sharing the Pot

A travel blog entry by babamissesyou

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... the Jordan River we drove into Bethlehem for lunch, and then some shopping at the olive wood shop.  From there we went to Jerusalem.  Oh my gosh, I still can't believe it!  I turned to my cousin and said, "we are in Jerusalem!"  It's ...

Last day in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Last day in Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle

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... wall and the Temple Mount.  Apparently Jews are not to go to the Temple Mount because it is too holy, according to the Jerusalem rabbis.  On the temple mount are two mosques, the Dome of The Rock where Abraham is said to have offered Isaac, and ...

Happy Lag B'Omer!  Notes from Israel, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Happy Lag B'Omer! Notes from Israel

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

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... , so will have the strange experience of watching all of my friends leave, yet the pleasure of getting to further explore Israel without the hindrance of classes or homework. Meanwhile, yesterday witnessed the 5th terrorist attack in a span of 48 hours, ...

Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Old City

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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... of us took a van to Ben Yahuda Street where we walked in and out of shops, listened to a guy playing a harp for money, and took in a bit of night life in this small, busy area of Jerusalem.      ...

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