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Today was our last day of tours, tomorrow we will work again. We slept in and got a cafe breakfast on our way to the Hecht Museum in Haifa. The Hecht Museum is collection of artifacts that previously made up the private collection of Dr. Reuben Hecht, who donated it to the University of Haifa. The collection is very impressive and spans thousands of years. After this we drove to Acre. We got ...
... called the Kinneret. I forgot about the steep winding road going out of Tiberias, but our little putt-putt made it. We continued along making our way home.
Friday we went early to the store to get our challahs and bourekas for shabbat dinner. We wanted to buy some cooked chicken, but could not find any. Later in the afternoon we went to the Grand Canyon, and at Supersol found our chicken, and ...
... the home, children, and bringing light into their house. Even though we couldn’t understand the words, it was touching to see so many men singing together in reverence of their wives and/or mothers.
On Shabbat you are not allowed to use electronics, drive, carry bags, or use electricity. As a courtesy, the moshav shuts down all electricity at midnight to help observers. Due to the Kosher restrictions, and also out of respect, we have no pictures of ...
... He is right on time this morning. We have a lot of ground to cover today. It is 85 miles to our first stop at Caesarea. And, while I remain relatively ignorant of how the Israeli celebrate Passover week, it does appear the first few days of the week are devoted to ritual, family and friends. Then, everyone hits the road for vacation.
We go only a very few miles before we hit national traffic gridlock. According to the radio, the entire nation of Israel is stuck ...
... Greek Orthadox convent church where Jesus met the Samaritan women in Samaria-John 4. (See postcard pic) 1 Kings, 11 Kings
-Then, we come to Samaria, capital of the Northern kingdom (10 tribes minus Benjamin & Judah's.) we climb a mountain & see various sites:
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