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Abraham's Tomb, another example of Herod the Great's building genius

The following are some of my pictures of Abraham’s tomb, located in Jerusalem. As you would probably deduce this tomb would not have been built for Abraham upon his death, there would not have been this kind of architecture in this location at this time. 311 more words


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There is a Tree/shteyt a boim: Poems by Itzik  Manger translated from the Yiddish by Murray Citron (Tree Press, 2011)  See, already this sounds interesting, and very different! 540 more words

Tomb of the Patriarchs

The focus point (well, at least one of them) of all Abrahamic faiths, and sometimes also reason for tensions, especially between the Jewish and Muslim worshipers, is the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron, which is the burial place of three biblical couples —Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebekah, and Jacob and Leah and is the second holiest site in Judaism (after the Western Wall in Jerusalem), it is also sacred to Christianity and Islam. 1,908 more words


Sports, competition can help you feel young again.

So I’m going to brag on myself here. Warning, you probably want to move on at this point, but I had a notable week. Last Saturday, June 20, did fifty mile bike ride partly to compete against myself and also as a fundraiser for the Family First Health Center in York.   291 more words



The Biblical account of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar relates a sad tangle of human weaknesses. Yet God cared for Hagar, and looked out for her and for her son. 24 more words

Abraham And Sarah

What is Faith?

Every day I see the words of my beloved English language being misused. What makes English both challenging and wonderful is that we have a seemingly endless supply of words to define everything under the sun. 2,340 more words


Lean Not On Your Own Understanding

Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

Let’s dwell in the second part of the Proverbs 3:5. 226 more words