Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Second Temple (516 BC – 70 AD)

As the third most important site is Islam (after Mecca and Medina), the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem definitely comes to mind when a lot of people think of Jerusalem.  The entrance is in the Western Wall Plaza, but … Continue reading

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The Hand of God

And to them will I give in my house and within my walls a memorial and a name that shall not be cut off. – Isaiah 56:5 Yad VaShem (given the extreme sanctity of the place, it is better written … Continue reading

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What up, Jesus

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre…the site of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, death, burial, and resurrection.  Today I got a chance to wander through the much-smaller-than-the-Muslim-and-Jewish Christian Quarter of the Old City.  Being a few days before Easter, the place was … Continue reading

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Several new posts soon…

Sorry guys about the lack of posts for the past several days.  It’s not that I haven’t taken pictures – I have.  But I have too lazy to upload them.  On Thursday I am going to Haifa (Israel’s third largest … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Pork

Short post since I forgot to bring my camera (so I am using other people’s photos): Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv…by far the largest (metro area around 3,500,000) and most influential (over 90% of all the arts, sports, music, literary, hi-tech, … Continue reading

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