Thursday, December 29, 2011

Moon set in Jerusalem

This was taken last night, moonset in Jerusalem

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Happy Chanuka from Jerusalem!

There is a tradition in Jerusalem to light the menorah outside, there are special glass boxes that are sold so the lights will not be blown out by the wind!  Happy Chanuka!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Chanuka Art in Ramot, Jerusalem

This is going on right now during Chanuka every night we get treated to this beautiful view all night!  Enjoy!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

A Walk in the Old City of Jerusalem

I was taking a walk in the Old City of Jerusalem, and I couldn't resist this shot.
Shana Tova for a good and Sweet New Year!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Beit Shearim Neighborhood

Beit Shearim neighborhood in Jerusalem!  And you thought it was only near Tiberius! 

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sunrise in Lifta Valley Jerusalem, Israel

This was taken just before sunrise in the Lifta Valley in Jerusalem.  Notice the clouds in the valley are pink reflecting the pink rays of the sun!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

On the Number 2 bus going around the Old City

I was on the number 2 bus last night. The bus was whipping around the Old City, this is a photo from inside the bus.  Artistic, don't you think?

There will be more pictures later as I download them to the computer.


Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Har Homa

Har Homa is the home of many families now, it was once in the news as an "obstacle to peace" but people have calmed down now.  The prices have also gone up, so try to find an affordable apartment, "Good Luck"

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Reflected Sunset in Jerusalem

This picture I took while I was walking home at sunset, the window provides a beautiful mirror!

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Jerusalem Strings Bridge with a Rainbow!

This is a rare picture of the Jerusalem String Bridge! 
Taken with a old cellphone.  Just breathtaking picture don't you think?

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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Blessings on the Trees!

There are many blessings that we say every day, some more than others.
Here is a blessing that we only say once a year during the month of Nissan.
We bless two flowering trees, that will grow fruit.  Since this is a leap year,
it is best to say the blessing early in the month while the three still has flowers.

We have a very nice neighbor who has planted such trees, and they even
put up the blessing so everyone can come and do this mitzvah!

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Clouds in Lifta Valley

This is the view that I woke up to this morning.  It makes Pesach Cleaning all worth it to live in such a beautiful city, Jerusalem!  Rachael Orbach

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

New Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

A new act of Islamic barbary, 41 innocent people wounded.
One person has already died.  In front of Benyane Haumah, 
a suspicious object abandoned at the bus stop 74 exploded,
and  wounded 51 people, 4 seriously.
The explosive charge was placed at a public telephone 
booth and was detonated as two packed buses passed by.

This is a new provocation from the Islamic barbarians 
after the launching of 54 missiles in one day, 
and the massacre of a Jewish family in Itamar, with 
2 children and a 2 month baby butchered.

Muslims are feasting and distributing candies for 
this new barbaric act.

Since I was next to the scene of the terrorist 
attack, here are some pictures.


Un nouvel acte de la barbarie islamique- 
41 innocents blessés.Une personne agee est 
decedee de ses blessures.La charge explosive 
etait sur un telephone public, et le terroriste 
l'a fait exploser alors que 2 bus passaient.

C'etait en face du Palais des Nations a Jérusalem 
le contenu d'un sac a explosé, faisant 41 victimes,
donc quatre sérieusement et un mort.

Le quartier a immédiatement été bouclé par 
la police qui recherche les auteurs de cette 
monstrueuse barbarie, qui intervient dans un 
climat de recrudescence de tirs de roquettes, 
54 missiles en un jour, depuis la bande 
de Gaza sur les zones d'habitation israéliennes,
et le massacre, par un islamiste, d'une famille 
juive, dont un bébé de trois mois et deux 
autres enfants, la semaine dernière à Itamar. 
Summum de la monstruosité, les musulmans fetent 
cette boucherie dans la joie.

Comme j’etais pres de la scene de l’attaque 
terroriste, voici quelques photos.

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Monday, March 21, 2011

Shushan Purim in Jerusalem

 Old man  watch out for the cars! No don't bump into the tree!
 The cowboy, the queen and the housekeeper!
 Yum Yum!
 Everyone out for a walk!
 Even the guard gets dressed up!
PurimAs we read in the Megilla, Purim is on the 14th for all places that are not walled, and in Shushan and other walled cities, Jerusalem which is one of them, Shushan Purim is held the next day. So everyone in Jerusalem had a 4 day "weekend"  and spread out the Purim fun!

Here are a few of the pictures our roving reporter caught on the cellphone camera!

Friday, March 18, 2011

The many Faces of Purim!

This week is a four day Purim Extravaganza! Jerusalem is starting early with all the children decked out in costume!