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Tel Aviv, Israel

2019-06-21T16:26:14-08:00March 24th, 2019|Israel|

Tel Aviv is defiantly tranquil.  Despite the fact that they are the closest target for radical Hamas terrorists on the Gaza Strip, people who live here seem to brush off violence and go on with [...]

Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum

2019-06-15T19:34:52-08:00March 22nd, 2019|Israel|

Yad Vashem means "a monument and a name" in Hebrew.  No cemeteries, no headstones, no traces were left to mark the loss of the six million Holocaust victims.  This is Israel's remembrance. The most graphic [...]

Herod’s Masada and Herodia

2019-06-07T10:43:18-08:00March 21st, 2019|Israel|

Herod was called “the Great” because he was a great builder.  His two masterpieces were Masada and the Herodium.  Masada is a natural mountain stronghold on the southwestern shores of the Dead Sea, rising 1,300 [...]

Bethlehem, Israel

2019-06-05T15:37:23-08:00March 19th, 2019|Israel|

Oh, little town of Bethlehem, a city in the West Bank under Palestinian Authority control.  Israelis are not allowed in the boundaries of its West Bank Area A designation.   In the midst of this turmoil [...]

Jerusalem, Israel

2019-06-16T18:31:50-08:00March 17th, 2019|Israel|

The Temple Mount is beloved in Judaism as the spot where God gathered the dust used to create Adam, beloved in Islam as the spot where Mohammed ascended into heaven, and in Christianity as the [...]