Jerusalem at Easter – All Roads Lead to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Yes, we’re back at Jerusalem today but well, it’s Easter Sunday and it was in Jerusalem where the whole Easter thing started. I have talked about the incredible but crowded Church of the Holy Sepulchre on the blog before. I visited last year and felt swamped and overwhelmed when I was there. But this Easter, …

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From Around the Web – The Tzedek ve-Shalom Synagogue

Howdy all. So when I was in Jerusalem I went to the Jewish Museum. Inside the Jewish Museum they had a couple of Synagogues shipped from different locations across the world, including the Tzedek ve-Shalom Synagogue which originated in Paramaribo in Suriname, which I thought was fascinating! Doing a little online research for the upcoming …

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Accommodation Guide – Victoria Hotel, Jerusalem

Today I’m talking about the hotel I stayed when I visited Jerusalem last year, and buckle up because what counts as ‘cheap’ in Jerusalem will stretch most people’s definition of the word. They told me Jerusalem was quite expensive, but honestly I wasn’t really prepared for it when I arrived. The good news for me …

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A Long Journey from Israel to Minsk!

Well. Yesterday was another hard slog but here I am in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. Just a short stay if you really two days not including yesterday. But the journey began at around 220am yesterday in Jerusalem. Yes another stupidly early start! I was told my Nesher service taxi usually comes early - it …

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