Category: Jerusalem

Shalom! Western Wall and Hanukkah

Western Wall

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. We spent our last evening in Israel at the Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall. The Western Wall is a large segment of the sustaining wall of the Western side of the Temple Mount from the time

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Shalom! Second Temple

Jerusalem Second Temple Model

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. After our morning visit to Yad Vashem, we spent the afternoon at the Israel Museum. We spent most of our time at the Second Temple Model. The Jerusalem Second Temple Model built to a 1:50 scale, recreates the Second Temple

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Shalom! Yad Vashem – The Holocaust Memorial

Yad Vashem

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. The day before we flew back to Singapore, we spent the morning at Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Remembrance Centre. Yad Vashem is established in 1953 as the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, a genocide in which

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Shalom! The Jewish Quarter

Jewish Quarter

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. After our visit to City of David, our next stop is to The Jewish Quarter. From the 13th century to 1948, the quarter became the home of the rabbis and students at the Jewish religious seminaries, and elderly Jews

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Shalom! Church of St Anne & Pool of Bethesda

Jerusalem

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. After our visit at The Garden Tomb, we made our way to Church of St Anne, our last stop for the day.  This church was erected during the first half of the twelfth century and is among the longest preserved

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Shalom! The Garden Tomb

The Garden Tomb

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. As mentioned in my earlier post Via Dolorosa , the Christian traditional site of Golgatha and the Tomb are within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is being disputed as the Church is inside the city walls of the

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