ISRAEL               and   PALESTINE  Martin Randall Travel25th October – 3rd November, 2011         Presented            ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE   JERUSALEM       CHURCH        of the   HOLY SEPULCHRE                    Chapel                    ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE          CHURCH            of the       HOLY SEPULCHRE
ISRAEL and PALESTINE                                Built by Herod c.24B.C.JERUSALEM     David’s Tower                    ...
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 Roc...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE            SOUTHERN              WALL               of             TEMPLE             MOUNT       El ...
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                   Wa...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE                             El Aqsa Minaret                                               Armenian Ch...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE                    There Are no Words                Pillar of Heroism                  YAD VASHEM   ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE                         St.Catherine’s   Church, FranciscanCloisters            BETHLEHEM            ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINEWithin the Walls                                        Synagogue                      HERODION       ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE        VIEWS         from       Herodion
ISRAEL and PALESTINE        Strong Fortress Site                              Looking Down on Herod’s Palace              ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE                   MASADA                    Wall DetailLecture in Shade                      Retreat ...
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                                               Ent...
ISRAEL and PALESTINELovely stone-work                                  Earthquake damage                    Beautiful deta...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE                              TEL HAZOR                                   Dated:                      ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINE                        TEL                       HAZOR        Cisterns        C9thB.C.
ISRAEL and PALESTINE   View from Tzfat                          Blue doors                          TZFAT/SAFED           ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINEBlue paintwork everywhere   Name of Old Synagogue                                              TZFAT/ ...
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 ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINEAbandoned Han                                  Mosque                        AKKO                     ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINEView across to old harbour              C4th Phoenician harbour reached here                          ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINEView from Hotel David Intercontinental                                                   BAUHAUS      ...
ISRAEL and PALESTINEView from private roof garden           Lunch                                 OLD                     ...
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  1. 1. ISRAEL and PALESTINE Martin Randall Travel25th October – 3rd November, 2011 Presented by Rita Lewis
  2. 2. ISRAEL and PALESTINE JERUSALEM CHURCH of the HOLY SEPULCHRE Chapel of the Calvary The Stone of Unction
  3. 3. ISRAEL and PALESTINE CHURCH of the HOLY SEPULCHRE
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. ISRAEL and PALESTINEReliefs in Museum.
  6. 6. ISRAEL and PALESTINETHE DOME of the ROCK Queue
  7. 7. ISRAEL and PALESTINETHE WESTERN WALL by Day and by Night.
  8. 8. ISRAEL and PALESTINE BENEATH the WESTERN WALLModel of Jerusalem with Herodian Temple on the Rock. Excavations
  9. 9. ISRAEL and PALESTINE SOUTHERN WALL of TEMPLE MOUNT El Aqsa Mosque And Minaret; Arched Entrance, now closed; Excavations
  10. 10. ISRAEL and PALESTINE HERODIAN STREET HERODIAN WALL COLLAPSED STEPS EXCAVATIONS under STREET
  11. 11. ISRAEL and PALESTINE CARDO MAXIMUS Today and in Times Past
  12. 12. ISRAEL and PALESTINE JEWISH QUARTERSephardic Synagogue View from Jewish Quarter
  13. 13. ISRAEL and PALESTINEKing David Hotel View across rooftops JERUSALEM Walk Around The Walls
  14. 14. ISRAEL and PALESTINE El Aqsa Minaret Armenian ChurchFootball in Jewish Quarter Lions’ Gate JERUSALEM Roman Road Market-Place
  15. 15. ISRAEL and PALESTINE There Are no Words Pillar of Heroism YAD VASHEM “A MEMORIAL and a NAME” Children’s MemorialDoor Sculpture
  16. 16. ISRAEL and PALESTINE St.Catherine’s Church, FranciscanCloisters BETHLEHEM CHURCH Of the NATIVITY
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. ISRAEL and PALESTINE VIEWS from Herodion
  19. 19. 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.
  20. 20. ISRAEL and PALESTINE MASADA Wall DetailLecture in Shade Retreat in 90F Archway Strong Walls
  21. 21. ISRAEL and PALESTINEKIBBUTZ EIN GEDI
  22. 22. ISRAEL and PALESTINESite Under Cover EIN GEDI View over Dead Sea Archaeological Site
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. ISRAEL and PALESTINELovely stone-work Earthquake damage Beautiful detail HISHAM’S PALACE C8th Umayyad Palace JERICHO Vast site Entire floor area covered by mosaics
  25. 25. 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
  26. 26. ISRAEL and PALESTINE TEL HAZOR Cisterns C9thB.C.
  27. 27. 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
  28. 28. ISRAEL and PALESTINEBlue paintwork everywhere Name of Old Synagogue TZFAT/ SAFED Interior of Old Synagogue
  29. 29. ISRAEL and PALESTINE GINOSAR 2,000-year-old Galilee Boat The Sea of Galilee
  30. 30. ISRAEL and PALESTINE“House of St. Peter” C4th Synagogue CAPERNAUM
  31. 31. ISRAEL and PALESTINEChurch of the C4th MosaicsMultiplication TABGHA
  32. 32. ISRAEL and PALESTINE Courtyard Very thick wallsBuildings above AKKO ACRE Supports Escape passageway to sea needed Crusaders’ Underground City
  33. 33. ISRAEL and PALESTINEAbandoned Han Mosque AKKO Entertainment Lunch
  34. 34. ISRAEL and PALESTINEView across to old harbour C4th Phoenician harbour reached here CAESAREA Site of Herod’s Palace Hippodrome of Herod the Great
  35. 35. 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.
  36. 36. ISRAEL and PALESTINEView from private roof garden Lunch OLD JAFFA

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