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“Human beings,” he answered, “But there are two ways of creating holiness. The first is from the magical point of view. When King Solomon dedicates the Temple, the Shechinah inhabits it immediately. A 'Cloud of Glory’ descends. This reflects an earlier Egyptian belief that there is a magical change in state that actually occurs.
“And this goes back much earlier to Megalithic Culture, like Stonehenge, or the giant ...
We met just after 0700 to get our passports back and go through Israeli Immigration. All went smoothly for the six of us ( Scott, Julie ,Al and Sandy). Our driver Larry was waiting for us in a comfortable van and off we went for the 2 hour drive to Masada. After skirting Jerusalem the landscape was dessert with lots of hills and interesting landscape. The entry to Masada was $23 US. There was a short movie telling the ...
... from our morning prayers, it was back on the bus to the neighborhood of Florentine in Tel Aviv for a walking tour through the streets with Guy Sharett, linguist extraordinaire, who told us about the city & country by deciphering the graffiti on the walls. Armed with a hand-held dry erase board, Guy taught us how to interpret some of the Hebrew on the graffiti & some ...
... for refreshments and when we got closer to Be'er Sheva, Yaron pulled up at a roadside caravan for some afternoon tea! This consisted of malabie (a middle eastern cornstarch pudding), banana muffin and chocolate cake! It was all delicious!
Mocha welcomed us with enthusiastic barking upon our arrival. It was so nice to see Nitzi again - sweet smiling Nitzi, all grown up, on the eve of her 18th birthday.
We had a bit of downtime ...
... having your enemies living in Comox, Vancouver and Seattle, without the buffer of the ocean, and you would have a sense of the constant pressure and threat these people feel. They've taken an inhospitable land, run power, roads and water throughout and turned it into a viable economic country, all while having to negotiate with their enemies (a different one every 10 years) in order to have some security. Not an easy ...