Dan Jerusalem Hotel
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We landed 49 minutes early but spent an hour in the immigration que..... Who do you know in Israel? The surly young girl said. Lee Kotton I said, half expecting her to say "Lee I know him too" instead she said "Where does SHE stay?" Clearly the surly young immigration officer did not know my old friend. "He" I said "lives on a Moshav!" As though …
Some of the team went to the Pagoda on Saturday night, which is a kosher Chinese restaurant. We had great food and a good time together. We spent today doing the most driving we will do in Israel. We left Tiberias at 8 AM, with everyone still in high spirits and marveling at what we have seen and done.
Our first stop were the ancient …
Israel is such a mix of eras, peoples,religions and experiences. Gila, our guide, brought history alive for us. What a wealth of information! Being here during Sukkot added to our understanding .As we looked down at the thousands before the Western Wall, loud speakers transmitting the service, Orthodox families with many children surrounding us, we …
... to meander widdershins, continually hoping to strike upon the outer wall.
We spent the bulk of three days in the Big J, evenly spacing our visits to one major abhramic religion's site per day. Our first visit was to the Western Wall, the holy site of the current incumbents and reigning champions in the age-old game of city snatch for which the place is famed- The Jews. The bad news is that you have to wear one of those little Jewish skullcaps to be ...
... and Muslim prayer mats. The Dome of the Rock (the most valued Muslim Mosque in the world) and the Western Wall (the most holy Jewish site in the world), sit within 200 feet of each other. It's a mystery to me how the two cultures maintain peace within the Old city. Yet, despite the extreme diversity between the Jews and the Muslims, there is still a strange unified Jerusalem culture. ...
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