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OUTSIDE THE WALLED CITY
               Jerusalem, Israel
                November 2008
On the left is the city of David which is outside the Old City walls
The Montefiore Windmill was built by a British philanthropist in the 1860s
to provide cheap flour to poor Jews
Residential buildings
The “Stop” sign found on the Israeli
A wedding car
                roads
A model of Jerusalem in the Late Second Temple Period (ca 66 CE) can
be found in the Israel Museum
Top left clockwise: the
Temple Mount, Herod’s
theatre, Herod’s palace
with the 3 towers (from
right to left: Phasael,
Hipp...
The Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum houses the Dead Sea
Scrolls & rare ancient manuscripts; the white dome symboli...
Found in the grounds of the museum
(top right clockwise): a 3rd-century
sarcophagus, a 2nd-cnetury marble
pedestal, & segm...
A mosaic depicting Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period
This menorah was presented to
the Knesset as a gift from the
British Labour Party on 15th April
1956 in honour of the
cele...
Top: the original Knesset’s
entrance gates
Left: the Knesset
Walking to the Ben Yehuda Pedestrian Mall, we saw the “new” Jerusalem with her
modern malls, open-air cafes, & more
After days of looking at rocks & stones, this was quite a lively & colourful treat
Outside The Walled City Photo Album
Outside The Walled City Photo Album
Outside The Walled City Photo Album
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  1. 1. OUTSIDE THE WALLED CITY Jerusalem, Israel November 2008
  2. 2. On the left is the city of David which is outside the Old City walls
  3. 3. The Montefiore Windmill was built by a British philanthropist in the 1860s to provide cheap flour to poor Jews
  4. 4. Residential buildings
  5. 5. The “Stop” sign found on the Israeli A wedding car roads
  6. 6. A model of Jerusalem in the Late Second Temple Period (ca 66 CE) can be found in the Israel Museum
  7. 7. Top left clockwise: the Temple Mount, Herod’s theatre, Herod’s palace with the 3 towers (from right to left: Phasael, Hippicus, & Mariamne), & the Adiabenian Royal Palaces of Queen Helena
  8. 8. The Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum houses the Dead Sea Scrolls & rare ancient manuscripts; the white dome symbolizes the lids of the jars in which the scrolls were found
  9. 9. Found in the grounds of the museum (top right clockwise): a 3rd-century sarcophagus, a 2nd-cnetury marble pedestal, & segments of a water pipe built by Roman military units that carried water from Solomon’s Pools to Jerusalem
  10. 10. A mosaic depicting Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period
  11. 11. This menorah was presented to the Knesset as a gift from the British Labour Party on 15th April 1956 in honour of the celebrations of the 8th Independence Day of the State of Israel
  12. 12. Top: the original Knesset’s entrance gates Left: the Knesset
  13. 13. Walking to the Ben Yehuda Pedestrian Mall, we saw the “new” Jerusalem with her modern malls, open-air cafes, & more
  14. 14. After days of looking at rocks & stones, this was quite a lively & colourful treat
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