City of David

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The City of David, outside the old City Walls, is where we spent a part of our time of learning today.

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A 3D movie put the early history of this city in very good perspective.

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Then, after exploring Hezekiah’s water tunnel through the the bedrock, we walked back up the Kidron Valley to the Dung gate.

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The Menorah of the Temple Institute.

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Then we proceeded here. This Orthodox Jewish man closes his shop to answer some of our questions that we had about the Jewish people. It stretches your faith. But builds the bridges of misunderstanding between Jews and Christians existing for centuries.

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Then the exit through the Muslim quarter and the Damascus Gate. Tension has been running high politically here. The last 3 days have been relatively quiet though. We ended the day with a visit to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum. It was heart breaking.


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