Tour Rewind: Yad Vashem, Israel Museum, Bethlehem, US Embassy

US flag standing proud over the US Embassy in Jerusalem Jerusalem and the surrounding areas are filled with meaningful sites beyond the major sites related to Christianity. We visited some of them one day in Jerusalem. We began that day with a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, highlighted by a guided tour through …

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Day 2 in Jerusalem

Truly I say to you, not one stone here will be left upon another, which will not be torn down. ~Matthew 24:2b Our first stop of the day was the Davidson Center and the Temple ruins that remain visible today following the fulfillment of the prophecy in Matthew 24:2 (above). Jesus accurately predicted the Temple would …

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Southern Steps: Place of Commoners

Shalom friends...and welcome back.  I'm making my way through various sites around Jerusalem and want to share them with you.  Several days ago, I was at the Southern steps of Temple Mount.  As with my visit to the City of David, access to the Southern steps was closed for shabbat.  However, there is still much …

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Where is Jerusalem?

Awake, awake,     put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments,     O Jerusalem, the holy city; for there shall no more come into you     the uncircumcised and the unclean. Shake yourself from the dust and arise;     be seated, O Jerusalem; loose the bonds from your neck,     O captive daughter of Zion. ~Isaiah 52:1-2 …

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