Israel and Palestine (October 2011), a review by Rita LewisPresentation 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