The Dome of the Rock an amazing structure built over the altar where Abraham brought Issac to be sacrificed...where the second temple once stood . The Moslems fear that the Jewish people want the area returned to their original ownership.
Jerusalem June 4th 2010 This is the last one ! Jerusalem is definately a place to add to your list of places to see . I really enjoyed my time there . I met some very interesting people , had fascinating walks , great food , spiritual experiences , and developed a greater appreciation for the past . A reminder to clip on to the photos to enlarge them and see details .
Until the next journey. ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Jerusalem District 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