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Dormition Abbey

Choosing Sides in Jerusalem

February 4th 2016
Throughout my travel life I have always felt that it was important to maintain, as best as possible, an observational attitude towards the places I have visited. I don’t feel it is my place to interject my personal feelings towards the customs, culture or political and religious climate of the places I have chosen to visit. After all, I think one of the wonders of travel is seeing things that ar ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Jerusalem District » Jerusalem

Israeli Flag 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
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5th February 2016

Dormition Abbey
Like a Renaissance painting. Wonderful image Nanci.
5th February 2016

Thanks!
This is taken from on top of the Upper Room, where many believe the "Last Supper" took place. It was about as close as we got to a nice sunset during our visit.

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