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Leaving the land of Eretz Yisrael...

ISRAEL | Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | Views [822]

A day late and several hundred dollars short, we finally prepare to leave the ancient land of Eretz Yisrael , the land of Judea and Samaria, home to seemingly opposing religions and nationalities that have more in common than anyone cares to admit. As ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, religion, sightseeing


Mazel Tov!

ISRAEL | Saturday, 26 Mar 2011 | Views [1160]

Today is the day of Tiferet's (David's niece) Bat Mitzvah, which is being held at the family's synagogue in Ma'aleh Adumim, where they live. Ma'aleh Adumim is in an Israeli territory just outside of Jerusalem. In Israel, the term "territory"... Read more >

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Exploring the Old City...

ISRAEL | Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | Views [899]

We've had the pleasure of doing a lot with David's family while we've been here. Last night we celebrated the birthday of his eldest niece, Seri, and the night before David's sister graciously invited me to attend her 50th birthday party. It was a ... Read more >

Tags: religion, sightseeing


Experiencing 'lots'...

ISRAEL | Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | Views [772]

I think many travelers know what a treat it is to experience, first hand, how a culture celebrates a holiday—even if it isn't a holiday that is celebrated by your own religion or home country. As luck would have it, we've arrived in Israel just ... Read more >

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Shalom from Jerusalem...

ISRAEL | Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | Views [1051]

Here I am, in Israel at last. I've wanted to visit this country for years, but the opportunity just never arose. This is a unique trip for me for several reasons. First, I am not doing volunteer work, therefore the trip is shorter than my normal. Second, ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, planes trains & automobiles, religion



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