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  • 1. The Western Wall (Wailing Wall)

    There is a plant between the rocks of the western wall. The name of the plant is Capparis spinosa (in hebrew it is "Tsa'laf"). There is a legend about the plant : When the romans attacked Jerusalem...

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  • 2. The Old City Gates

    The Dung Gate is also known as Sha'ar Ha'ashpot or Gate of Silwan. The gate is situated near the southeast corner of the Old City, southwest of the Temple Mount. The gate is the closest to the...

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  • 3. Outside the Wall

    Gehenna, gehinnam, or gehinnom are terms derived from a geographical site in Jerusalem known as the Valley of Hinnom, one of the two principal valleys surrounding the Old City. Gehenna is cited in...

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  • 4. The Quarters

    The Jewish Quarter is one of the four traditional quarters of the Old City. The Quarter is situated in the southeastern corner of the Old City. You can enter it through the Zion Gate or the Dung Gate...

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  • 5. Mount of Olives

    Being on a Holy Land Pilghrimage, Daily masses are a norm and for our Jerusalem Day Tour and Pilgrimage, we chose to celebrate Mass at the Dominus Flevit Church in Mount of Olives, the biblical site...

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  • 6. Temple Mount

    The Temple Mount or Noble Sanctuary is a elevated plateau in the Old City rich with history and religious importance. It is currently governed by the Waqf, or Supreme Muslim Religious Council. It has...

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  • 7. Church of Holy Sepulchre

    this is a special place, always thousands of people inside, at any time of the year, hundreds of languagues are spoken , I loved to seat during hours in front of the tomb of jesus , looking at...

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  • 8. The Citadel (Tower of David)

    Walking through the Tower of David Museum is like walking through a space age time capsule. In each room of this 2,000 year old citadel another era of Jerusalem’s history is detailed through state of...

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  • 9. Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

    Yad Vashem's task is to perpetuate the legacy of the Holocaust to future generations so that the world never forgets the horrors and cruelty of the Holocaust. Its principal missions are commemoration...

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  • 10. Via Dolorosa

    Repeat the way of Jesus Christ carrying his cross along Via Dolorosa to Calvary (Golgotha). Start from Lion's Gate. Stop at the places where He stopped (14 times). Reach the Church of the Holy...

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  • 11. The Church of All Nations

    A Sunday school teacher asked the children just before she dismissed them to go to church, "And why is it necessary to be quiet in church?" Annie replied, "Because people are sleeping." another view...

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  • 12. Limonana

    Limonana is a kind of lemonade using fresh lemon juice with lots of blended mint leaves. It can be made like a juice, or blended in a blender as a smoothie or...

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  • 13. Jordanian Dinar is Accepted in the Old City

    Although the National currency of Israel is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS), most of the inhabitants of the old city of Jerusalem are Jordanian and Palestinian...

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  • 14. Pita Bread Sandwich

    Pita Bread made as a sandwich is really popular around Jerusalem and Israel and there are a variety of toppings used for it and the most common will be the...

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  • 15. Israeli Cuisine

    Being a Diaspora for most part of the 2,000 years, Israeli Cuisine is an amalgam of different international influences as the various Jewish Immigrants from all...

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  • 16. Cigarettes in Jerusalem

    Hey, this is the middle east, the bastion of smoking and even though smoking cigarettes and cigars are in decline in the western world, here in the middle east,...

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  • 17. Snack Foods

    like in any other country, Israel has a variety of snack food (also known as junk foods) and all of them are kosher and you can buy assorted snack foods made by...

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  • 18. Ice Cream Gelato, Yogurt

    Since Dairy Products are kosher, Ice Cream Products are very popular all around Israel due to the hot and arid desert weather in most of the country and you can...

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  • 19. Judaism

    Judaism is not a singular religion, there are many sects ranging from the Liberal Branches (Reform judaism, conservative judaism, etc) , the Othdodox and the...

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  • 20. ATM's in Israel and Jerusalem

    if your travel motto is to bring small amount of cash and withdraw local money at local ATM's in the country you visited, then being in Israel and in Jerusalem...

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  • 21. Kosher (Kashrut)

    If you are travelling in Israel and around the Middle East and is fond of Pork products like ham or bacon, then prepare to have an abstinence! as all around the...

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  • 22. Soft Drinks (Sodas) in Israel

    like in any place in the world, Pepsicola and Coca Cola Companies have the lion's share of the soda (softdrinks) market in Israel and Jerusalem and the...

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  • 23. Bottled Water in Israel and Jerusalem

    being in another country, it is safe to drink bottled water for quenching thirst as you would not want to have travellers diarhhea to ruin your tours and here...

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  • 24. Juice Drinks in Israel

    this will be my tips on the various Fruit Based Drinks available in Israel, I will have a separate tip on the soft drinks and sodas.Israel is a major producer...

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  • 25. Beers in Israel

    although wine is more popular in Israel since the ancient times, beers are common and the two major Israeli Beer Brands that control the Market are Goldstar...

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