Category Archives: Jerusalem

Yad VaShem

Today we note Yom Ha-Shoah in Israel – Holocaust Memorial Day.  This is a somber, solemn day to remember the six million Jews, men, women and children who were slaughtered by the Nazis, simply because they were Jewish. It is … Continue reading

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Waiting for Snow in Jerusalem

Say Jerusalem and the pictures that pop into our minds are of religious and historical sites.  Everyone has their favorites but at the top of the list will be the Kotel – the Western Wall, major churches, the Golden Dome … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Light Rail

Jerusalem’s public transportation system has recently expanded by the long awaited inauguration of the Light Rail. After years of planning and design construction finally started on this project in 2002.  Implementation of the plan met many obstacles and surprises.  Considering … Continue reading

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The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum has recently re-opened following a 3 year renovation and renewal project.  The museum is the premier institution of its kind in Israel.  It has an extensive Archaeology wing, a Judaica wing, Fine Arts and an outdoor sculpture … Continue reading

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Touring Jerusalem

What a wonderful opportunity to spend two days in Jerusalem this week.  The weather was unusually warm and sunny for November.  Our tour included some of the special highlights of Jerusalem, a truly amazing city.  We visited the Tower of … Continue reading

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Susan G. Komen – Race for the Cure in Jerusalem

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure came to Jerusalem for the first time ever.  The global fight against breast cancer brought over 7,000 participants to Jerusalem for a walk that brought together all segments of Israeli and world … Continue reading

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