Shirley watching footage of the Adolf Eichmann trial.
Yad Va Shem – Eyes of the Holocaust.
The train car to the death camps. 100 men, women and children were inhumanely stuffed into these rail cars.
The Valley of the Communities.
The Jewish communities were both life and death for the Jews. Living in communities preserved the way of Jewish life, but the community also made it easy for the Nazi’s to gather them up and transport them to the death camps.
Yad Va Shem – The Cave of Memories.
The Children’s Memorial
The candle flames represent the children who perished in the Holocaust – one and a half million children lost their lives.
The homeless children of the Berlin Ghetto and the man who took care of them.
Steve and Shirley at the Mediterranean Sea, Caesarea.
Steve by the statue of King David – by David’s Tomb, Church of the Upper Room.
Road 60 – The Patriarch’s Road – down by Hebron.
Tel Arad – The Most Holy Place of the southern Temple established during the reign of King Solomon so the Israelites who lived in the south wouldn’t have so far to travel to offer sacrifices. This Temple was corrupted by idolatry as evidenced by the standing stones inside the Most Holy Place.
The view from Tel Arad
The 2013 tour group in front of Tel Arad.
The ancient Canaanite city at Tel Arad.
Shir’el at the gates of the city – Tel Arad.
On the way to sulfur-ball hunting – Steve, Mike and Kathy at a Salt Sea over-look.
The Dead (Salt) Sea.
Qumran – The Clay Pots in which were found ancient Scrolls.
A view from Qumran.
Now, where is that cave?!
At Qumran – There’s a cave around here somewhere!
Steve looking for the cave containing the Temple treasures Jim Barfield of the Copper Scroll Project has located in the vicinity of Qumran.
Another view from Qumran
The first cave where the ancient scrolls were found in 1947.