January 05, 2012

OAT Israel: Overview

I was privileged to visit the Holy Land during the Holy Days.  David Negev (2nd from right in front row) led our group to an amazing number of splendid places so important to Jews, Christians and Muslims:
Christianity: Nazareth, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Via Dolorosa, Capernaum, Tabgha, Sea of Galilee, River Jordan, Akko, Ein Kerem
Islam: Dome of the Rock
Jews: Wailing Wall and Tunnels, Qumran (Dead Sea Scrolls), Zippori National Park
Modern Israel: Tel Aviv, Ilana Goor in Jaffa, Israel Museum, Yad Vashem, Valley of Tears, Kibbutz Kfar Haruv, Kfar Hasidim

Some People of Israel: Bedouin, Druze, Baha'i, Armenian Palestinian, Holocaust Survivor, Kibbutzniks, Hassidic and Secular Jews
King Herod the Great: Masada, Herodium, Caesarea, Temple Mount
Natural Beauty: Dead Sea, Judean Desert, Gamla Nature Reserve, Rosh Hanikra, En Gedi National Park

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