My mom and I wanted to remember all the Christians we had bumped into and fellowshipped with in our last 13 months of travel.
At the very beginning of our world tour, we were staying at a hostel in the middle of Jerusalem, on Jaffa street. In that hostel we met and befriended a Jewish family, a dad and his grown up son and daughter. Every sundown Friday to sundown Saturday, all of Jerusalem observed the Sabbath day (shabbat), […]
Jewish New Year We flew back to Israel for the second time on Rosh Hashanah. The Jewish calendar consists of quite a few celebrations and holidays that are divided into “high” (very important) and “low” (significant, but less important) holidays. The month of Tishrei is the most jam packed with three High, holy holidays. […]
Yitzhak Rabin (Wadi Araba) There is only one border crossing into Jordan from Eilat. It is called Yitzhak Rabin by Israel and Wadi Araba by Jordan. It’s maybe a five minute drive from the Central Bus Station in Eilat. You can either walk to the border (there’s even a little walking path) or take a […]
Do you know which powerful world leader’s name translates to “to possess the world?” I didn’t until today. I’ll let you know who it is near the end. 🙂 Today I became a working girl again! My mom and I officially began our new job at our favorite hostel in Jerusalem’s Zion Square. It’s in […]
Jisr al-Zarga means “bridge over the blue.” A little fisherman village by the Mediterranean Sea in Northern Israel, Jisr sports a fully Arab community of about 15,000 people. The area is stunning, but beyond the perimeters of some photos, bags, bottles, and shoes litter the area. Being the only seaside, Arab, traditional fisherman village […]