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    Israel and Palestine (October 2011), a review by Rita Lewis Israel and Palestine (October 2011), a review by Rita Lewis Presentation Transcript

    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE Martin Randall Travel25th October – 3rd November, 2011 Presented by Rita Lewis
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE JERUSALEM CHURCH of the HOLY SEPULCHRE Chapel of the Calvary The Stone of Unction
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE CHURCH of the HOLY SEPULCHRE
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE Built by Herod c.24B.C.JERUSALEM David’s Tower 70A.D., Conquered by Titus. THE Used as garrison. CITADEL Repaired by Crusaders.
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEReliefs in Museum.
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINETHE DOME of the ROCK Queue
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINETHE WESTERN WALL by Day and by Night.
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE BENEATH the WESTERN WALLModel of Jerusalem with Herodian Temple on the Rock. Excavations
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE SOUTHERN WALL of TEMPLE MOUNT El Aqsa Mosque And Minaret; Arched Entrance, now closed; Excavations
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE HERODIAN STREET HERODIAN WALL COLLAPSED STEPS EXCAVATIONS under STREET
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE CARDO MAXIMUS Today and in Times Past
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE JEWISH QUARTERSephardic Synagogue View from Jewish Quarter
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEKing David Hotel View across rooftops JERUSALEM Walk Around The Walls
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE El Aqsa Minaret Armenian ChurchFootball in Jewish Quarter Lions’ Gate JERUSALEM Roman Road Market-Place
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE There Are no Words Pillar of Heroism YAD VASHEM “A MEMORIAL and a NAME” Children’s MemorialDoor Sculpture
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE St.Catherine’s Church, FranciscanCloisters BETHLEHEM CHURCH Of the NATIVITY
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEWithin the Walls Synagogue HERODION Built by Herod the Great 23 – 15B.C. Seven Storeys; 35m. High walls above artificial hill. One of four Towers Roman Garden and Pool
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE VIEWS from Herodion
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE Strong Fortress Site Looking Down on Herod’s Palace MASADA Remains of Roman RampRemains of Roman Fort Baths – Mosaic Floor 600m above Sea Level; Built by Herod the Great 37 – 31B.C.
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE MASADA Wall DetailLecture in Shade Retreat in 90F Archway Strong Walls
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEKIBBUTZ EIN GEDI
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINESite Under Cover EIN GEDI View over Dead Sea Archaeological Site
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEDead Sea from Coach QUMRAN Entrance to cave • Dated C1st BC to C1st AD. • 500m/s, written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek. • 1947 – Dead Sea Scrolls found here.Rocks riddled with caves
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINELovely stone-work Earthquake damage Beautiful detail HISHAM’S PALACE C8th Umayyad Palace JERICHO Vast site Entire floor area covered by mosaics
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE TEL HAZOR Dated: Canaanite Hazor (Bronze Age); Israelite Hazor (Iron Age) View from Tel Hazor Entrance to Palace “Hazor was formerly the head of all of those kingdoms” (Joshua 11:10)Israeli Store-House Jewish House
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE TEL HAZOR Cisterns C9thB.C.
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE View from Tzfat Blue doors TZFAT/SAFED Art for sale Neat street School’s outArtistic Centre One of Four Holy Cities of Judaism
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEBlue paintwork everywhere Name of Old Synagogue TZFAT/ SAFED Interior of Old Synagogue
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE GINOSAR 2,000-year-old Galilee Boat The Sea of Galilee
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE“House of St. Peter” C4th Synagogue CAPERNAUM
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEChurch of the C4th MosaicsMultiplication TABGHA
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINE Courtyard Very thick wallsBuildings above AKKO ACRE Supports Escape passageway to sea needed Crusaders’ Underground City
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEAbandoned Han Mosque AKKO Entertainment Lunch
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEView across to old harbour C4th Phoenician harbour reached here CAESAREA Site of Herod’s Palace Hippodrome of Herod the Great
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEView from Hotel David Intercontinental BAUHAUS “White City” 2003 – became TEL UNESCO site. AVIV Bauhaus School in Germany, 1919 – 1933. International Modern Style.
    • ISRAEL and PALESTINEView from private roof garden Lunch OLD JAFFA