Tag: Western Wall

City of David Jerusalem Walls National Park

| August 25, 2013 | 1 Comment
City of David Jerusalem Walls National Park

City of David Jerusalem Walls National Park – Historical Goldmine   Jerusalem! Just hearing this name stirs up all kinds of emotions and spiritual feelings. There is no better place to experience life as it was throughout Jerusalem’s long and often stormy history than by visiting the City of David, Ir David in Hebrew. This […]

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Western Wall Tunnels

| April 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
Western Wall Tunnels

The Western Wall, the Kotel Almost every first-time visitor to Jerusalem visits the Western Wall – the piece of the retaining wall of the magnificent Second Jewish Temple built more than 2,000 years ago. But the section of the Western Wall where we pray today is only a small visible segment (about 200 feet, 60 […]

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A Hotel in Eilat, Vacation Rentals in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv?

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Hotel in Eilat, Vacation Rentals in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv?

Vacation Rentals You’ve made the decision; you’re going to act on your lifelong dream to visit Israel. But, now the question is what to do and where to stay. You’ll be pleased to know that  Israel offers a variety of accommodation experiences from a hotel in Eilat to vacation rentals in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. […]

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Tomb of the Patriarchs Hebron

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tomb of the Patriarchs Hebron

Hebron Eighth Wonder of the World The Herodian edifice built over the Tomb of the Patriarchs is the eighth wonder of the world. It is one of the largest and oldest Jewish places of prayer on earth, and today, 2,000 years after its construction, the Jewish People make full use of the edifice, for both […]

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Holocaust Museum Israel: Yad Vashem

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Holocaust Museum Israel: Yad Vashem

Holocaust Museum Israel If you have never before visited the Holocaust Museum Israel (Yad Vashem) or haven’t been back since your first visit to Israel, then it’s time to drive to Mount Herzl at the edge of the Jerusalem Forest to experience the Holocaust Museum that was redesigned, updated, and rededicated in 2005. The new campus of the […]

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Kever Rachel

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Kever Rachel

Tomb of Rachel -Visit Your Jewish Matriarch For Jewish visitors to Jerusalem, the Western Wall or Kotel, is a magnet, pulling observant and non-observant alike into the center of the world. Yet, just five miles from the Kotel there’s another fascinating Jewish holy site, Kever Rachel or the Tomb of Rachel. Rachel’s Tomb Kever Rachel—Rachel’s Tomb is […]

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Jerusalem Synagogue

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jerusalem Synagogue

Looking for a Jerusalem Synagogue? While most visitors are drawn to the Western Wall for prayer and contemplation, there are several other fascinating synagogues scattered throughout the Old City of Jerusalem worth visiting, both for their historic and spiritual significance. Below we set out seven synagogues, including four Sephardic synagogues. 1. Sephardic Synagogues In Jerusalem The […]

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Old City Jerusalem

| July 18, 2012 | 2 Comments
Old City Jerusalem

Jerusalem Old City Ramparts Walk Instead of seeing Jerusalem’s Old City from the ground, why not take a walk along the Old City walls to get a different perspective?  The Ramparts Walk is a self-guided tour made up of two parts—the northern walk and the southern walk; both start on different sides of Jaffa Gate. Northern […]

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Jerusalem’s Old City in a Day

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jerusalem’s Old City in a Day

Jerusalem Old City No matter if this is your first or your fifteenth visit to Jerusalem, there’s so much to see, do and experience in the holy city that arriving with a plan will make your trip that much more meaningful and enjoyable. Here are five key areas to include. 1. City of David Plan on […]

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Mount Zion and King David’s Tomb

| May 12, 2012 | 1 Comment
Mount Zion and King David’s Tomb

Mount Zion History For thousands of years, Jews have marked Mount Zion as the burial place of King David, the beloved king who wrote Psalms (Tehillim in Hebrew), the prayers which have helped Jews cope throughout over 2,000 years of exile. On your travels in Israel you will notice, especially in Jerusalem, that many Jews […]

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