Shir’el worshipping at the ancient tabernacle site of Shiloh
Neot Kedumin Annette tries her hand at pressing oil from some olives.
Neot Kedumin Annette tries out the grape crusher.
On our way to Herod’s Palace on the north end of the Masada Plateau.
Neot Kedumin Steve and Shirley at the olive press.
Greetings from Masada! Steve, Kathy, Elaine, Frank and Gloria, and Shir’el.
We were given a key to the room where 5 Torah scrolls are kept in the ancient synagogue on Masada.
Steve looks out over the wall of Masada.
A view of the Salt Sea from the Plateau of Masada.
Waiting for the tram to take us off the Masada Plateau.
Frank, Gloria and Annette enjoy the wine tasting at the Psagot Winery.
Steve at the bottom of a huge water cistern on the south end of the Masada Plateau.
An ancient swimming pool on Masada!
Neot Kedumin A calendar which lines up the Hebrew and the Gregorian months and identifies a plant specific to each month.
Neot Kedumin Amos 7:14 The figs of the Sycamore tree.
Neot Kedumin Steve explains the tribulum. This farm implement with rows of iron teeth attached to its underside was dragged back and forth across the harvested grain, loosing the heads of grain from the stalks. How appropriate that our word for tribulation comes from this piece of equipment.
Frank investigates an ancient plow. Trail B at Neot Kedumin.
Neot Kedumin Mike, Steve and Frank hard at work crushing olives at the Olive Press!
The overlook at Elon Moreh Genesis 12:6 and 13:14-15 And YHVH said to Abram…, “Now lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are; northward and southward and eastward and westward; for all the land which you see, I will give to you and to your descendants forever.”
Gloria dancing in the sea of Galilee.
Annette looking for treasures in the sea of Galilee.
Lunch time on our touring day of the Jordan Valley and the Golan Heights.
Checking out each others treasures at the Sea of Galilee.
A view of Jerusalem from the Promenade.
Getting ready to video “The Shepherd’s Story” on the Promenade. Shirley with Shir’el, and Honor.
Walking around the Tell of Shiloh.
Hiking up to David’s Falls, En Gedi.
Looking out at the Salt Sea from En Gedi
Impromptu Dead Sea mud rub-down. Ahhh!
The water at the Dead Sea envelopes you like a blanket – it is impossible to sink in this sea! Just be careful not to get this very salty water in your eyes…ouch, it burns!