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Not to be Missed Jerusalem Architecture

Not to be Missed Jerusalem Architecture April 20, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Most Beautiful Jerusalem Old City Gate: Damascus Gate

Most Beautiful Jerusalem Old City Gate: Damascus Gate September 23, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Known in English as Damascus Gate, in Hebrew as Shaar Shechem–Nablus Gate and in Arabic as Bab el Amud -Gate of the Pillar, after the Roman-era pillars there, Damascus Gate is the most decorative of  the seven existing gates into Jerusalem’s Old City. The stone work of Damascus Gate was...

An Old Jerusalem Neighborhood–Shimon HaTzaddik

October 8, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
About 10 minutes walk north of Damascus Gate is the neighborhood of Shimon Hatzadik–Simon the Just, whose tomb is located there. Named after a  leading member of the Sanhedrin (The Great Assembly), the body that ruled Israel between the Biblical period and the Talmudic Period–we’re...
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