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Posts tagged “Israel

Sea of Galilee

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A boat on the Sea of Galilee and view of the Golan Heights, in northern Israel.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Shrine of Golgotha

Shrine at Calvary by www.bridgetehemann.com

A shrine stands above the Rock of Golgotha inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which is the site of the crucifixion of Christ according to the New Testament and Christian tradition.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Dome of the Rock 2

A view of the Dome of the Rock, in Jerusalem.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Entrepreneur

A Palestinian man prepares to rent out a cross and photograph the Christian pilgrims walking the Via Dolorosa, which begins in today’s Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Masada

The three-tiered ancient palace of Herod the Great faces the Dead Sea, in Israel.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Off Duty

Members of the Israel Defense Forces smile for my camera, near King David’s tomb in Jerusalem.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Prayer at the Western Wall

Women pray at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Jerusalem Silhouettes

Soldiers guard one of the Muslim entrances to the Temple Mount / Haram Ash-Sharif.  Tourists have a special entrance (with a very long line).  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Dominus Flevit Church

The Dome of the Rock seen from Dominus Flevit Church on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Pilgrim

A woman kisses a cracked column on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which according to Orthodox Christian tradition is the result of an Easter holy fire which burst from the column.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Tea Break

A Palestinian man poses seriously for me in front of a closed shop, in Jerusalem’s souk. (He was pleased with the picture.)  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Respects

Mourners pay their respects at the Jewish Cemetery on the Mount of Olives.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Chagall Window

A close-up of one of the Chagall Windows at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Wall of Separation

Women walk alongside the separation barrier in the West Bank, in Bethlehem, Palestine.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Saint Anne

A woman lights a candle in the Church of St. Anne, a crusader church in Jerusalem.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Dome of the Rock

The famous Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


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