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Skyped Dad & Mum. •Taken to the central holocaust museum,Yad Vashem .Dedicated to the 6 million Jews killed in the holocaust.Built to represent a ghetto-grey & drab.Mainly underground it is a long prismatic structure cut through the hillside,galleries branch off this spoke like shaft.These galleries present the holocaust from a unique …
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Home for an early night as we needed to find somewhere for breakfast in the morning, then needed to get a bus to the border - the last one left at 10, and the border closes at 1.00pm and Shabbat. Interesting to just be able to close down the ...
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Area B is supposedly shared Palestinian and Israeli control. But this actually means Israeli military control and nominal Palestinian civilian control. It is largely off limits to Palestinian security forces and it comprises no more than 22% of the West Bank. Area C is fully under Israeli control. My understanding is that Area C comprises between 59 -62% of the West Bank. That is more than half of the Palestinian territory ...
From there, I passed the Museum on the Seam. It looks like a dilapidated building that's been torn apart, but the signage indicated that it was open, just not on Saturday. The building itself was an interesting piece of art, with olive trees (a symbol of peace) growing from the pavement. I'll add that to my list of things to see next time I'm around on a non-Saturday.
I walked back up Neviim street and passed a bunch of ...
... because I don't do well with 3D thanks to my vertigo. But it was not bad. I sat way back and it was short, so I didn't feel sick. It was very cool being there, and although it looks way different from David's time, still was awesome. The place where one of my favorite bible characters lived and reigned. David is still buried somewhere there, but it hasn't been found. At the City of David we visited the Hezekiah's tunnels (I think ...