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... and vile and all of the other words that mean “this is not what life on this planet is meant to be.”
Don’t get me wrong. They wish they could have done more. I wish they could have done more. As one Russian speaking soldier told me “Они не дают нам работ 72;ет!” –They don’t let us do our ...
It was a beautiful Sunday morning in Israel. After breakfast, we headed back up north to Jericho, the famous Biblical town and the oldest continuously occupied city in the world. This is occupied territory in the West Bank and there are severe warning signs along the road. Located near the Jordan River, Jericho is a very ancient city whose oldest ruins are those of a settlement dating to 8000 years ...
... the Catholic Church (the Franciscan order, actually) and has a church built there. The Pope visited this church in 1964 and 2000 which for them, makes the site very sacred.
Starting the morning at the Sea of Galilee which is at 600 feet below sea level and traveling up to Mt Bental at the end of the day which is 4000 feet above sea level, we did a lot of hill-climbing on the bus. We have a very experienced and safe Israeli driver who ...
... if you know the name of Sderot, its for one reason and one reason only. Qassam Rockets!!! Sderot is the Israeli city closest to the Gaza Strip which is controlled by Hamas, a terrorist group. I will talk about the evacuation of Israeli settlements later on during the blog, but after the evacuation in 2005, Sderot and the surrounding area was hit by thousands of rockets a year. The people of the city were left defenseless and some perished, because all ...
March 28, 2014
We woke early and saw Jupiter and the moon shining over the Sea of Galilee. Unfortunately, my photo didn't show it clearly, but it was awesome.
Our first stop was close to the Jordan border where we saw the actual place of Jesus' baptism. We were surrounded by areas of land mines. The Israeli's plant these there to keep people from crossing the border. The Jordan River was probably only 20 feet ...