Category Archives: Israel

Masada

Masada! One of the oldest and most glorious places I have ever seen. We saw the classic, Roman buildings from the 1st century BC on the very top of this 6,ooo year old Chacolithic Period site. Today it is crammed … Continue reading

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Caesarea Israel‏

This picture is the entrance-or exit  to Korazim National Park which includes  all of Caesarea. We saved the Treasure of Caesarea for the last, and it was spectacular. A Saturday with good weather equals crowded. The area was so spread … Continue reading

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Jerusalem: Part 3

Saint Mark’s Church There is conflict about the original site of The Last Supper. St. Mark’s Church is acclaimed by some scholars as the true site of The Last Supper. The ceremony was thought to be in a small cellar … Continue reading

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Jerusalem: Part 2

JERUSALEM         Part II Our guide led us through an amazing conjunction of Souks to  arrive at his reserved restaurant located in a small alcove that seated no more than 15 people. The owner scooted diners around to get us a … Continue reading

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Jerusalem: Part 1

                JERUSALEM It seems frivolous to discuss  hotels at the beginning of a review of this fantastic city, but it is important to choose the best location when spending 4 days. It needs to be close enough to walk to … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv: the new Face of Israel

Second Entry Arriving at 5pm in Tel Aviv, through Security and into a rental car, we dashed to our reserved Lusky Suites Hotel with the sun-lit Mediterranean Sea and the promenade viewed from our balcony. Tel Aviv was created in … Continue reading

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Men In Black

The Cult of the Ultra-Orthodox Jew in Israel The first entry on our recent trip to Israel. We started in Tel-aviv followed by Joffa and Masada….but more on those later. On our first day in Jerusalem I discovered a disappointing … Continue reading

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