Israel 2015 - Day 7

All Nations Church, Bethlehem, Wailing Wall, Via Dolorosa

 

All Nataions Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

 

All Nations Church, and Eastern Orthodox Church

 

Bethlehem (West Bank) -- Church of the Nativity

 

Our guide for Bethlehem (he lived in Columbus, Ohio for a few years; he ititiated a "OH-IO" cheer with me and Carol)

 

Bethlehem

 

Back in Jerusalem

 

Gate in City Wall

Jerusalem, outside the old city wall

 

Wailing Wall (Western Wall), and Dome of the Rock Mosque

The security station for entering both of these sites is shared. The covered stairway leads to the Dome of the Rock. Just left of the stairway is the women's section for the Wailing Wall, left of the divider is the men's section.

 

Many written prayers are left in the joints between the stones

 

Synagogue of the Western Wall (orthodox)

 

 

A Bar Mitzvah rehearsal

 

Old Jerusalem street

 

Via Dolorosa (we visited the Stations of the Cross, including shrines and churches; not exhaustively documented here)

 

Jerusalem from a high viewing point

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