Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by arlash

Jersusalem ...

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 ...

David's City, David's Tomb, David's Son, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

David's City, David's Tomb, David's Son

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... known as the "City of David", the original site of Jerusalem! The City of David is the oldest area of Jerusalem. King David made it the capital of Israel over 3,000 years ago! Today, the walled city of Old Jerusalem is up the hill from here. Jerusalem ...

Holy Saturday...and Easter?, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Holy Saturday...and Easter?

A travel blog entry by bwells

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As I said...it was a third early morning for us. This time because we had to get to mass. For some reason or another, the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher had services going on in it all day and wasn't open to the public. We got lucky and had the earliest ...

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 ...

The Return to Zion, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Return to Zion

A travel blog entry by onedude

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Back to Jerusalem for more ...

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 ...

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.      ...

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, ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by melindaerickson

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... -long tour with a guide and 18 other visitors.  We figured that this could be an orientation for a future trip to Jerusalem when we will spend a night or two.  Excellent decision!  The guide was extremely knowledgable, having completed the ...

"The City of Peace"

A travel blog entry by lanceypants

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Today is June 11th, 1281. I have now arrived at Jerusalem, one of the most important cities in the religions Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. This city is located near where Jesus was crucified, and so I'm one of many religious people flocking here. ...

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