Tagged: Jewish

Photo Friday 02.16: Kabbalah aashram

…the interesting part was that this person had spent three years in India, studying Hinduism (perhaps that explained the aashram-like appearance of his house), where while sleeping one night, he heard a divine revelation that ordered him back to Israel… or something of that sort

Photo Friday 01.10: Western Wall

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The Western Wall

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Kotel – the Western Wall. Looks like just another wall. But really? Magic of the Kotel: Narration of my first hand experience at the Western wall on a Shabbat day. The western wall is a Jewish […]

David’s citadel, Mt. Zion and Christian sites

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery The citadel of David Jerusalem has been a center of activity for such a long time that wave after wave of different civilizations battled for it. Beit She’an, Akko are few examples. The Tower of David […]

Safed and the Kabala

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Safed is one of Judaism’s 4 holy sites and is the center of Kabbalah, the mystical aspect of Judaism. Note: This post is going to be superficial since I just ‘touched’ Safed. Honestly, I underestimated its […]

Old City of Jerusalem

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery This is where the action is. Old city of Jerusalem is approximately 1 sq.km. piece of land housing few of the holiest sites of Abrahamic religions. It is divided into four quarters namely: Armenian Quarter, Christian […]

Mount of Olives

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Good Morning: I woke up to a pleasant Azaan (Adhan अझान) broadcasted from one of the many mosques in the Muslim Quarter. Not much to my surprise, it was a very different accent. I wonder if […]

Magic of the Kotel

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Joining the Jews at the Kotel celebrating the arrival of Shabbat was quite a wonderful and unexpected experience. Shabbaaat Shabbat Shabbat Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat Shalom! This […]