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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
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- Non-smoking hotel
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... pops out to gasps and stifled screams from these tourists. I giggled a bit as they madly were making notes of this strange experience a highlight for them in Israel.
We had emerged out from under the Davidson southern excavations area. Apparently there was an up-side... by coming through the tunnel in this way we gained free admission to the museum area. Bonus... but a bit smelly.
Time for lunch (but only after washing our hands).
We then went to ...
... be seen.
I heard a rumble from the back of the car, at first I thought it was Andrew again, but can't be certain, but we all were feeling a little hungry in the tummy. Now was to be the highlight. A real dinky die meal in a stinky fly tent. Can you imagine.... Sitting on flee infested cushions, stained from years of slops, having weird nuts and bits, curdled camel milk (which Trish quietly warned me not to drink as it can give you the mers virus. I said Trishy love it will be ...
On Friday, the participants had a choice of 3 activities, City of David/Hezikiah's Tunnel, Yad V'Shem, and Beit Issie Shapiro (see below for explanation). Following each of these options the group toured the Old City, one group stumbling upon a flash mob.
We then returned to the hostel to prepare for Shabbat together. It was an uplifting and relaxing Shabbat, always made more special by being in Jerusalem.
Today, it was a morning of t'fillah (with ...
... a delicious salad, gratis, then came back to tell us he was giving us desert, and we must choose. We chose Antonella - "alpha jores" a desert originating in South America, which was like two large sweet shortbready biscuits sandwiched together with delicious cream and caramel sauces, topped with another, and the outside edged in toasted coconut (I was able to avoid the coconut bit. Because of the creamy filling, and because it ...
... s a lively place with lots of stalls and shops, cafe´s and bakeries, and traditional Muslim clothes for sale. It is the largest Quarter, with the highest population, and about 60 Jewish families live there. It's so great to see different cultures in different countries.
At the Western Wall it was raining again, but still the people come there to pray. The religious Jews diligently go there twice a day, morning and evening. It is such a special place to ...