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Western Wall

Jerusalem – Israel

The Wailing Wall is an ancient limestone wall in the Old City of Jerusalem. It is a relatively small segment of a far longer ancient retaining wall, known also in its entirety as the “Western Wall”.  33 more words

Travel

Day 7 - Speak To The Mountain

peak to the Mountain

Herodion

As the name implies, Herod the Great built the Herodion.  This large desert hill was used both as a fortress retreat for Herod to escape Jerusalem in the event of rebellion, and as his mausoleum.   1,319 more words

Israel

The Wailing Rabbi

Some half a mile, of aging lime
With the pain, entombed in, seventy ninth psalm
Of the lasting, loss of, shrines sublime
He kisses stones, of a living qualm! 81 more words

Poetry

Day 9 - 19th June 2018 - Western Wall, Wailing Wall or Kotel

Upon walking into the Old City through Jaffa Gate, we weaved our way through the ancient, narrow and eclectic city streets, past beggars and colourful shops, young boys pushing produce carts and Hasidic Jews, whilst making our way to the Western Wall. 190 more words

Pilgrimage

When Your Pain Is All That’s Left Of Me

A sage is, as good, as his God!
A sinner, as good, as his Sin!
But a lover, is an, enigma flawed
Who loves, to death, his heart’s chagrin! 96 more words

Poetry

Thin Places

A Sermon for 26 August 2018

A reading of Psalm 84.  Listen for God’s word to us in this beautiful Psalm believed to be inspired by pilgrims’ annual journeys to Jerusalem for Temple festivals.  1,655 more words

Sermons

Israel: Is History Being Destroyed At The Western Wall?

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE TIMES OF ISRAEL)

Is evidence of Temple’s destruction being destroyed by a bid for Jewish unity?

Archaeologist Prof. Dan Bahat files a High Court petition to stop Western Wall construction. 3,227 more words

Israel