{Israel} Day 11: The Garden Tomb, Christian Quarter, Israel Museum, & 9/11 Memorial

{Israel} Day 11: The Garden Tomb, Christian Quarter, Israel Museum, & 9/11 Memorial

The Garden Tomb Our final day in Israel started early in the morning with breakfast and packing our bags for the trip home. We then met and walked the short distance from our hotel to The Garden Tomb. Originally it was believed that the place of the tomb was in the spot that is now [...]

{Israel} Day 7: Mount of Olives, Church of All Nations, Western Wall, City of David National Park

{Israel} Day 7: Mount of Olives, Church of All Nations, Western Wall, City of David National Park

Mount of Olives Today we began with seeing Jerusalem from the top of the Mount of Olives and then making our way down what is known as the Palm Sunday Path towards the city. This route commemorates the path that Jesus took into Jerusalem when palm branches were laid down for him before his arrest [...]

{Israel} Day 6: Temple Mount, Muslim Quarter, & Church of the Holy Sepulchre

{Israel} Day 6: Temple Mount, Muslim Quarter, & Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Temple Mount & the Dome of the Rock Today brought us to Temple Mount. We walked through the old city of Jerusalem and made our way up to the top of Temple Mount, passing over the men's section of the Western Wall on our way. Temple Mount is where three of the world's greatest religions [...]