Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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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.      ...

Dear everyone checking in from my room in ..., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Dear everyone checking in from my room in ...

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

... through puberty or is already in menopause. Im not sure where that leaves me... Security-wise, its been a tense week here in Jerusalem. Due to several facts, we have all been on high alert. The reasons are: 1. With the Iraq story taking the lead ...

E1-settler outpost, Jerusalem, Palestinian Territory travel blog

E1-settler outpost

A travel blog entry by flatstanley

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Aunt Jen said it was high time for my political education to begin. She and a journalist friend of hers took me to a place that has recently been the center of controversy called "E1". E1 is near the settlement of Maale Adumim and the settlers there are ...

2.3.07 - 2.7.07, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

2.3.07 - 2.7.07

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

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... Perfect, God was definitely there. All the worship was in Hebrew so I was praying during it. I was praying for God to "save Israel". I don't speak or read Hebrew AT ALL but right after I prayed that I looked up at the screen, & the translation of what ...

Day 2 - Jerusalem by day, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Day 2 - Jerusalem by day

A travel blog entry by wenzels

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... picture of in the doorway of his dwelling 7 years ago.   There are other relevant Christian structures in and around Jerusalem: The Church of  the Redeemer (German Protestant "Erloeserkirche") is certainly one of them. Many go there just to ...

Sleeping in and Live jazz music, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Sleeping in and Live jazz music

A travel blog entry by njl145

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So...today, we slept in till 4pm or so...then when i woke up and woke up my dad, we got ready for shabbat and then after lighting the candles, saying the various blessings over wine and bread, had a lovely meal of salmon, potatoes, pita, chummas, nuts, ...

od yeru, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

od yeru

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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... ll post the website).  the tour was really excellent and very important to do, because it's essentially a seperate city from west jerusalem.  if you get a map of 'jerusalem'  it'll be mostly west jerusalem.  i won't go over everything ...

back to the is, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

back to the is

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

now i'm back in israel, and i have to move out of my place in jerusalem.  the flight was uneventful.  while waiting in the airport i walked in the wrong direction on a moving sidewalk and some airport people on the otherside of a glass wall ...

North to South, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

North to South

A travel blog entry by smof

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... sleep though. we caught a train (after a police man gave us a ride to the train station) to Tel Aviv and from there to Jerusalem. So tonight we are back in the Citadel Youth Hostel. Tommorrow we are hoping to get to Eilat via Massada (it may not be ...

Holy land, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Holy land

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... have checked it out the day prior! Smoothies, fresh bread, pesto, salad and shakshuka...divine -got a bus to Jerusalem Jerusalem -Israel Museum, Mahane Yehuda Mkt -fun New Europe tour of Old Jerusalem, rooftops and general neighborhoods -Holy City tour ...

What an Interesting, Crazy and Glorious Day, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

What an Interesting, Crazy and Glorious Day

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... Nativity, and didn't want to fight the crowds in the evening, we asked him for a suggestion for church services for the evening in Jerusalem. He said, "You know, we're having services at 10:00 pm in Bethlehem at The Shepard's Field, if you'd like to join ...

Dayenu; It would have been enough!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Dayenu; It would have been enough!

A travel blog entry by jemthegem

Its Holy Week! The title is from my favorite Pesach(Passover) song, and it starts: If He had brought us out from Egypt, and had not carried out judgments against them Dayenu, it would have been enough! And goes on and on. Last night we had our family ...

Die Stadt schlechthin..., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Die Stadt schlechthin...

A travel blog entry by brisko

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... an Amis, die in der Stadt herumwuseln. Stellen sie schon die am meisten praesente Nationalitaet was Touristen in Israel angeht, so sind sie in Jerusalem selber ganz klar in der Ueberzahl. An manchen Ecken hoert man sogar mehr Englisch als Hebraeisch! Und ...

Inside the Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Inside the Old City of Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by greatescapes

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... of the wall who asked about us and our trip. She was originally from the states but moved to Israel and teaches English in Jerusalem. This area has been a site for Jewish prayer and pilgrimage for centuries, the earliest source mentioning Jewish ...

NT, Schindler's Grave, and Vlachi, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

NT, Schindler's Grave, and Vlachi

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... ; I got a photo that shows Schindler's grave in the foreground, with, disappearing over a hill on the horizon, the dividing wall between Israel and the West Bank "this'll make it online eventually, one I can export it and stuff'.  At risk of making a ...

Spend Christmas in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Spend Christmas in Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler

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... He is the only member of the Nazi Party to be buried in the Christian cemetery at Mount Zion in Jerusalem and honored at the Yad Vashem Memorial in Israel as one of the "Righteous among the Nations". ...

2 hours spent locked in an Israeli Psych Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

2 hours spent locked in an Israeli Psych Hospital

A travel blog entry by debde-lish

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... that long to complete the admission. That night I learned that there is actually a common mental disorder known as "Jerusalem Syndrome". In the heavily religious atmosphere of this Holy City, people who are already slightly unbalanced sometimes just ...

A bit more catch up and then off to Jerusalem :-), Ra'anana, Israel travel blog

A bit more catch up and then off to Jerusalem :-)

A travel blog entry by aarika

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... Jordan of soccer for Israel and that's him...I thought that was kinda cool to hang out with him and talk. f for the day to Jerusalem with Betty!!!  We will blog again once we get home since we are all caught up now and tell you all about the Holy ...

Holy City Bound, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Holy City Bound

A travel blog entry by rebshark

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... was one of the nicest.  Actually looking forward to our flight out if you can believe that. We caught a shared taxi to Jerusalem, since it was before sundown on Saturday we had to take what we could get for transportation options.  But once on board ...

Dear friends and family wow it had been a ..., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Dear friends and family wow it had been a ...

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

... Elana, rather, meet Yael. I wont write that much about this other to say that Yael is a graphic design student here in Jerusalem, from a small village outside of Haifa, and due to my influence, an increasingly supportive fan of South Park. A completely ...

Shalom Haverim!!!!!!, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Zichron Yaacov, Israel travel blog

Shalom Haverim!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by vagabonder

... V Man did not eat enough during his Israel visit? Well morning next the V Man headed to Hanassi Forest, approximately 15km from Jerusalem, to celebrate Uri's B-day. When Oren, Ronit and the V man wheeled in the smell of BBQed burgers, franks and chicken ...

Dear family and friends i am sending out ..., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Dear family and friends i am sending out ...

A travel blog entry by jon_jaffe

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... go. What follows was written in a segments over the past week. Shalom from the Village Green Restaurant in Downtown Jerusalem. I am doing my homework here and am fast discovering that this place attracts a highly religious crowd. The entire room ...

La carrera en Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

La carrera en Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by cpodesta

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... guia explico que lo que mas exporta Israel es 1. high tech 2. diamantes 3. agricultura (tecnologia agricola) Tambien dijo que Jerusalem significa ciudad de la paz. La carretera es limpia, hay mucho verde alrededor. Habremos llegado en 40 minutos. Primero ...

1st days @ work still sucks in a foreign country., Ra'Anana, Israel travel blog

1st days @ work still sucks in a foreign country.

A travel blog entry by ohryan

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Today, Sunday, November 12th was my first day of work in Israel. We showed up at the office in Ra'Anana, a city about 15 miles north of Tel Aviv, at 9:00AM IST. After clearing security we were introduced to a dozen new names and put faces to a dozen ...

Getting used to this place, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Getting used to this place

A travel blog entry by tisch

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Thursday, September 17, 2009, (really the 18th), 12:28 a.m. Good day overall.  Fred started with a 3 hour run which helped us later figure our way around the city. The Zoo was one of the nicest we’ve seen, and the perfect size for our young ...

Our Christian Quarter Walk, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Our Christian Quarter Walk

A travel blog entry by holyland

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... was part of the triumphal gate built by Emperor Hadrian around A.D. 135. This gate was built to commemorate the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in A.D. 130. Again, we enjoyed seeing this little known church in tours around the city. Peace be with ...

Pesach, Tel Aviv--Jerusalem--Ein Gedi--Kibbutz Hatzerim, Israel travel blog

Pesach

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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... much a big dinner, which was nice. I spent another day-and-a-half in Tel Aviv enjoying the nice weather, then I returned to Jerusalem on Monday. On Tuesday, i decided to visit the Temple Mount in the Old City.  The Temple Mount is the area on ...

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