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... I forced myself out to the Museum of Israel. If you've been reading this blog for a while you'll know that I'm not very good at doing museums, and am rather sick of them. This museum however contained the Dead Sea Scrolls, which everyone says are a must see. So I set off, found the museum, walked around it three times trying to find the entrance, got sunburnt, and eventually made it inside. By this time I was hot, dehydrated, tired, and in no mood to read ...
... was that the spring was unprotected, prompting Hezekiah to dig a tunnel through the rock hill, diverting the water to the Pool of Siloam inside the wall at the southernmost end of the City of David. It appears now, however, that the tunnel was not primarily for security purposes. Likewise, the vertical shaft near the spring that's been called Warren's Shaft doesn't appear to have served as a well shaft since it's not really ...
... remembering the trouble during the period of the Gaza War last summer. But just eight months ago I was up on the Temple Mount with our Temple Emanu-El Pilgrimage group, and those thoughts still seem very relevant.
I’ve enclosed them here. It’s strange to quote myself, but it has only been a short time since the visit took place:
“We began that morning by going up on the Temple Mount. While this sounds simple, even prosaic, many ...
i still cannot believe this will eventually happen.
We were supposed to plan a trip to Asia, again, but decided to divert to New Zealand before we're too old to enjoy it. :)
Now, all I have to do is start to plan our trip and ask my boss for some time off... ...
... From the dig we headed
out for lunch and a 45 minute bus ride back to our hotel.We were able to spend about an hour resting at the hotel before we
headed to the Theodore Herzl Museum. This was one of the coolest museums
I have ever been to. Herzl was the founder of the Zionist movement in
the early 1900’s. He was a critical piece to establishing a homeland for
the Jewish people. Herzl was a journalist and always wanted to produce
plays and loved ...