Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... and hang outs for the younger Israeli set. We walked home and promptly fell asleep.
Here’s my (Nick’s) culinary spotlight:
For lunch we ate at Cinemateque, which is an actual cinema
with a nice restaurant attached. It’s most notable for the proximity to our
hotel and the view of the old city (which is essentially the same as from our
hotel patio). I had a corned beef sandwich on a baguette, and Max had a
... spread out on shelves, inviting, tempting and irresistible. In the Arab areas, sesame seed covered bread, sold with a small wrap of Za'ahar, a green spice which is eaten with the bread and some olive oil for a delicious breakfast. Fruit and vegetable stalls groaning under the weight of giant pmegranates, succulent strawberries, water melons and sabra fruit, hard and prickly on the outside but soft and sweet on the inside, which gave its ...
... offer a prayer (both spoken & written). Everyone clensed their hands, and again men and women were split, with men receiving a yamaka to cover their heads. There were many Orthodox Jews present, as this is the only part of the Great Temple to ...
... was 17 (along with 30,000 others) to try out for the fighter pilot course. Today, almost 3 years later, he is one of thirteen left standing in the program and the only religious pilot. From helpless Kristellnacht victim to Israeli F-16 pilot securing the Middle East. What a story! Equipping and supporting Adiel as he keeps the peace is the essence of the AIPAC mission.
Itzik Berzin picks me up Saturday night so we can reconnect and catch up on the world of algae!