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Tag Archives: Jerusalem

  • November 2, 2017
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One Moment of Clarity Can Change the Course of Your Life

It was 2009 when I turned to my husband and said,                                                                      “If I really write this story [of the Gibeonites of  […]

  • October 3, 2017
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All Cleaned & Scrubbed: Returning from Mars!

MT SCOPUS PHOTO OP Sun, June 18. All cleaned and scrubbed and after sleeping in for the first time in over a week, our whole family went to Mt. Scopus to take pictures of family and of the five cousins with the Temple Mount and Old Jerusalem in the background. My granddaughter and I have an […]

The Hill of Evil Counsel

  After getting a glimpse of the Hinnom Valley, Yaron took us up on the Hill of Evil Counsel, a ridge-like hill across the Hinnom Valley to the south of Old Jerusalem. We drove along the summit/ridge from west to east past the offices of the United Nations Then past a lush green park until […]

  • September 14, 2017
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Jerusalem Places of Intrigue

I asked Yaron Sachs to take us to a view of the Hinnom Valley. He obliged by taking us down and down from our hotel west of the Old City to the south, southeast. Getting there, I recognized some areas we had seen on the taxi ride home on the first Friday when we exited […]

  • September 12, 2017
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What’s in a Name? Salem, Jerusalem, City of David, Zion?

JOTTED DOWN NOTES AS WE DROVE AROUND JERUSALEM, LITERALLY A-ROUND. Salem, Jerusalem, City of David, Zion? Getting A beginning understanding of this ancient biblical city:  The first reference in the Bible to Jerusalem occurs when an Amorite king (Adoni-Zedek of Joshua 10:1-5) ruled there in the first half of the book of Joshua. SPSSN deals […]