Jerusalem July 30th 2008 We spent Wednesday and Thursday in Jeruslem.
We started Wednesday a little slow because we went out and partied at Rivlin street (10 minute walk west of the Christian quarter until about 04:30). Around 09:30 we took a bus to Bethlehem in the West Bank (Palestine area), in which we had to cross a wall because Israel is building a wall to separate the Palestine areas from Israel. While we were ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Jerusalem District » Jerusalem Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more