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Israel Journal: Day Six


Two thousand year ago, the Romans burnt Jerusalem, but today we’re still here. Our kids show the soot from that Roman destruction.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Today we offer two perspectives on the day’s activities. Click on the links below to read the essays.




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Preparing to enter the Western Wall tunnels...
Preparing to enter the Western Wall tunnels...
The Wolfs gear up for a trip up to the Western Wall.
The Wolfs gear up for a trip up to the Western Wall.
This tunnel passage is a bit too low for Josh....
This tunnel passage is a bit too low for Josh....
Some modestly dressed girls enjoy the tunnel.
Some modestly dressed girls enjoy the tunnel.
Placing a note in the wall far away from the crowd outside...
Placing a note in the wall far away from the crowd outside...
G.G. chillin' by a Herodian column...
G.G. chillin' by a Herodian column...
In the Southern Wall excavation site...
In the Southern Wall excavation site...
On top of the rocks at the Southern Wall excavation...
On top of the rocks at the Southern Wall excavation...
The kids enjoying the tour...
The kids enjoying the tour...
Sitting on the corner...of a 2,000-year-old street!
Sitting on the corner...of a 2,000-year-old street!
How did they move this 500-ton stone?
How did they move this 500-ton stone?
Zvi explains the topography of the Temple Mount.
Zvi explains the topography of the Temple Mount.
Zvi teaches us what we can learn about a person in Jerualsem by the hat he wears.
Zvi teaches us what we can learn about a person in Jerualsem by the hat he wears.
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