Todays Poster, Jerusalem

The golden Dome of the Rock Mosque stands above the old wall of the ancient city of Jerusalem. In no other place on Earth is there a larger concentration of religious sights while at the same time being claimed by three separate major religions. Call it a bucket list or a pilgrimage Jerusalem should beContinue reading “Todays Poster, Jerusalem”

Visiting Israel’s Ports Of Call

Visiting The Cruise Ports Of Call In Israel There are 116 miles of Mediterranean coast in western Israel stretching from Lebanon in the north to the Gaza Strip in the south. The two major ports of call for cruise ships are Ashdod just north of Gaza and Haifa another 70 miles north. Ashdod is withinContinue reading “Visiting Israel’s Ports Of Call”

A Ladder Sits At A Church Window

A Ladder At The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Located in the northwest quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem is a church erected on the most sacred site in Christianity. It sits against a hill known as Calvary or Golgotha where Jesus was crucified. Within the church dating back to the forth century isContinue reading “A Ladder Sits At A Church Window”

Highlights Of A Day In Jerusalem

Looking for Jesus in Jerusalem Gethsemane, a garden across the Kidron Valley on the Mount of Olives, a mile-long ridge paralleling eastern Jerusalem, where Jesus is said to have prayed on the night of his arrest before his Crucifixion. Though the exact location of Gethsemane cannot be confirmed, Armenian, Greek, Latin, and Russian churches haveContinue reading “Highlights Of A Day In Jerusalem”

Israel’s Ports Of Call

Visiting The Cruise Ports Of Call In Israel There are 116 miles of Mediterranean coast in western Israel stretching from Lebanon in the north to the Gaza Strip in the south. The two major ports of call for cruise ships are Ashdod just north of Gaza and Haifa another 70 miles north. Ashdod is withinContinue reading “Israel’s Ports Of Call”

Images On Jerusalem’s Streets

Photographic impressions from our travels… The light is stark and the sky is a flawless expanse of bright blue. The streets and alleys of old Jerusalem are a maze, alive and teaming with people. Jews, Muslims and Christians alike are drawn to these narrow streets, each seeking to find and feel the presence of God.Continue reading “Images On Jerusalem’s Streets”