Golden Walls Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... room, it is beyond heavy.
Beni and I sat down at the computers in a small room and I was able to search and find all five of my family members who were murdered. I immediately recalled being at the Holocaust Memorial in Paris with Dad 8 1/2 years ago and looking up the records on our family. The memory of my dad in those moments is forever imprinted in my mind.
After exiting the main memorial building, we made our way ...
... looked to be centuries old were growing, they were even harvesting the olives at the time. Onwards to the Old City which was a short walk and the rest of the day we walked as the old city has streets above 4 metres wide and not at all suitable for the huge tourists buses. The old city is certainly a fascinating place with its four 1/4s Muslim Christian Muslims and Armenians plus other small groups. It is I square mile with around 40,000 people living there. ...
... to connect the walls. The inside was used to store produce of the land. Last, but not least, the Stonehenge of Gezer greeted our eyes. There was a blood libation altar in the middle of the monoliths, and it was probably similar to the type that Moses might have used when he sprinkled the blood over the people during the establishment of the Mosaic Covenant.
Tell Es-Safi was our next major site; it has now been established as Goliath's ...
... without being stoned when the next minor glitch with the GPS surfaced. It took us straight to the correct address, but apparently there are two of these streets with the same address. I will let Len fixate on the idiocy of that while I focus on the splendor of our final destination - a magnificent Anglican monastery that we will call home for three nights. Gotta love us Anglicans. We know how to live in style. We walked the 10 minutes to the Old City ...
This morning we visited Yad L'Kashish (Lifeline for the old). In 1962, the State of Israel was only 14 years old. Jerusalem was divided, besieged with social issues larger than the city could handle. Work was scarce, infrastructure poor and each passing month forced more and more of Jerusalem's elderly onto the streets as beggars. The country was focused on defense, expansion, progress and survival. There was no interest and no time to think about how to help the elderly, ...