Jerusalem Meridian Hotel
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... ancient enclave's history and spiritual significance to Christians Jews, and Muslims is immense.
We walked in the area around the Western Wall, the Jewish Quarter, which is adjacent to the site of Solomon's First Temple and the Second Temple. From there, we had a great view of the Islamic Dome of the Rock, perched on the Temple Mount.
The Temple Mount is sacred to Muslims as it is believed to be the site from which Mohammed, ...
... Christian Quarter, and the Muslim Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount, which was built on the site of the Second Temple between 689 and 691 CE.
We also gazed upon Mount Moriah in the distance, amidst the Mountain of Olives where the oldest Jewish cemetery is and Mount Scopus, among others. We recounted the text of the Akeda from the Torah. We enjoyed a robust discussion about what transpires with Isaac, how he is not mentioned much in the end of ...
The afternoon was hot, so we sought out shade at each stop along the way. Our tour included visits to the Church of the Ascension -- we in fact visited the two "competing" sites from which Jesus reportedly ascended into Heaven following his resurrection. We also saw Pater Noster, which was a beautiful church built to mark the site where they believe Jesus taught his disciples the Lord's Prayer; the Tomb ...
We've made it to the Holy Land! History here runs deep (we’re talking B.C. deep) as we’ve been traversing ancient civilization for the last couple of weeks throughout Jordan and Israel. We’ve climbed old city walls, entered catacombs and tombs, visited many of the sites depicted in the Bible and by far the most impressive, spent two full days wandering the 2,000+ year old city of Petra. All this history made our imaginations run wild with all ...
... curiosity and passion for science drove their present-day research. To see the video we shot of the center visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpO2G7hp G54&feature=youtu.be
On the grounds of the Weizmann Institute is the open-air Clore Garden of Science also known as the Science Park. It is the largest outdoor science museum in the world. Here we explored concepts from moments of momentum/inertia to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center