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  • August 1, 2017
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Tower of David Museum of Jerusalem

DAILY JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL, 2017   On Friday, June 9, we explored Old Jerusalem on our own and roamed through the Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem. From the name on the tourist’s map and on the brochure we picked up, our self-guided tour led us to some wrong conclusions. […]

 A FRIDAY DURING RAMADAN

DAILY JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL, 2017 #04, June 9, 2017 [By this day, our son and his family had arrived, and we explored part of the old city together.] Being a Friday during Ramadan, and our hotel being in the Palestinian sector, we were advised to not enter the old city gates at the […]

The Garden Tomb

DAILY JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL, 2017 #03, June 7, 2017 The 4 a.m. breakfast for the dig team came and went without our noticing. After a late breakfast we set out to explore the neighborhood of our hotel, the Ritz Hotel of Jerusalem. (The hotel was totally adequate, great service, but not as ritzy […]

We Did Not Make It to Breakfast

DAILY JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL #02,   June 7,  2017 We got to London just fine. Slept a little. One little one did not sleep much at all, it seemed. I saw an interesting movie Growing Up Smith, about being an Asian Indian family in 1970’s suburban U.S.—culture shock is a very real thing. […]

  • July 18, 2017
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To Fear or Not to Fear?

  DAILY JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL, 2017   #01   June 6, 2017 I’m a “little” excited about this trip. For me, there is no question. I could probably list forty-‘leven reasons I/we should not go to Israel. I have not considered any of them. Of course, over the two years we’ve planned this […]