Holiday Inn Ashkelon
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... written on the wall - TONIGHT'S SPECIAL - Bread and Wine.
Close by was the tomb of King David which was quite small and very crowded..
The walking tour continued through many parts of the old city before we took a break at a nearby kibbutz for lunch. The kibbutz overlooked the city of Bethlehem which is in Palestinian territory so we could not visit the site of the nativity.
After lunch we ...
... Jewish—and a Nabatean. At the house, which had been severely restored to the point of not looking quite authentic, we quickly descended underground to check out some cisterns and quarries. The Bell Caves took a good bit of time to explore, and there we found large underground caverns that were the result of the Romans' exploitation of the underground chalk for use in making a waterproof plaster barrier that they would apply to cistern ...
... 450 of whom are combat or “lochamim". They are the most forward deployed infantry unit. They were the first into Gaza. And the last out.
For most of these 750 soldiers, up until three weeks ago, any time there was "incoming fire", it was a drill.
Now they are all combat veterans. They know what it feels like to be under fire and to return fire. Many have experienced the pain of losing a friend. Some of them have killed ...
... the day relaxing. Things are uncertain and it's hard to plan for the near future, but for now it is safe to say that there will be no excavating the rest of the week for our safety. More details to follow tomorrow. Also, to be more informed on the situation, I suggest checking out Al Jazeera news, Jerusalem Post news, or BBC news. And feel free to message me.
Pray for peace
We had a very fast day. In the morning, I helped Sam take out a stone wall (Unit 292), which is in the central west part of our square. He leveled it with the surfaces on either side and what was a large room and tiny room became one huge room! Now we just need to dig down to the actual floor below all the fill. It is an ...