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Armed soldier on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem

I Never Got Used To The Guns

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

It seems that every time you turn around in Israel you seem someone with a gun. In a crowded restaurant I had to ask a man to move his gun so I could sit in the seat beside him.

Destinations: Jerusalem | Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Festivals | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Traditions | Culture | People | Photography | Working Abroad | Religion | Fashion | Nature | War & Conflict
Camel riding at a Bedouin camp in the Negev Desert

I Was a Bedouin For A Day

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I stayed in a Bedouin camp in the Negev Desert and learned about the history and culture of the Bedouin people.

Destinations: Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Animals | Music | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Economy | People | Nature | For Kids | Ancient History
Ushpizin

Film Review: Ushpizin

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Ushpizin is a magnificently simple tale, told with heart and humor, amid a setting of rich Jewish tradition...

Destinations: Israel
Topics: Culture | People | Festivals | Performing Arts | Traditions

The(com)Promised Land
Dispatch 3: Shabbat in Jerusalem - Of Wine and Walls

Jeff Greenwald - jgreenwald [1,931]

I found the 8.5 x 11" poster on a stack inside the Jewish Student Information Center. A crude photocopy, in black and white, it showed a scene from Seinfeld, with Kramer leaning hilariously into the...

Destinations: Jerusalem | Israel
Topics: Travel | People | Religion | 20th Century History | War & Conflict | Traditions
Among naga figures at the Shwekyimyint Paya, Mandalay.

The (com)Promised Land: Dispatches from Israel & Beyond

Jeff Greenwald - jgreenwald [1,931]

Join travel writer Jeff Greenwald, the author of Shopping for Buddhas , The Size of the World , and Scratching the Surface , on his first trip to Israel. These real-time dispatches, sponsored by...

Destinations: Jerusalem | Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Religion | Traditions | Ancient History | Ecotourism
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