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Shalom! Hello all, I am back once again. This time around, I spin the compass point and greet you from western Asia, and the country of Israel, where I am living and working under the title of 'glamorous field assistant'. My good friend Helen is currently working through her PhD at the University of St Andrews, and alerted me to the job opening within her field of study. And so, for the following ...
... announced to his son that this would be the final resting place for the remains of the Bab (Gate), his spiritual predecessor who died in Persia in 1850. The remains were brought to Haifa in 1909 and interred into the golden-domed Shrine of the Bab, which combines the style and proportions of European architecture with designs inspired by the Orient.”
The Shrine of the Bab was completed in 1953 and is an ...
... B and I
decided to head to the supermarket where we found something called
"96%". Assuming it couldn't actually be that, we bought it.
Got into Jerusalem early evening and we walked to the Western Wall for shabbat. Touching
the wall was a surreal almost out of body experience. I just felt extremely at
peace it was bizarre. Many others in my group had out-of-body experiences as
well. For a pretty liberal, non-religious bunch it was ...
... 16:13-16). We were able to explore several caves and grottos.
Lunch: We ate lunch across from Mt. Hermon, 9,200 feet, at a Kibbutz. The sandwiches today were either falafel, chicken schnitzel, or Labne (cheese) sandwiches.
Road to Damascus Viewpoint: We stopped at the viewpoint to remember Paul's encounter with Jesus (Acts 9:1-9), but it was too foggy to see much.
... India. The basis of this religion is to spread peace, tolerance, and unity of the peoples of the world. The Earth is our country, and the people are its citizens. Interestingly, Bahai is the only religion I’ve ever heard of that you cannot be born into. Even if your whole family is Bahai, you have to either choose to be a Bahai or not at the age of 15. I think it’s really interesting, and sounds like a decent religion to ...