Author Archives: Tanveer

Eye Opening

I always wanted to go Israel because I grew up hearing about my  Zionist father’s experience in the country. He would vividly recall the roads, the buildings he worked on, the food he ate, and the people he met. The … Continue reading

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Mount Herzl and Yad Vashem May 22

Today we visited Mount Herzl and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Mount Herzl is Israel’s national cemetery and Yad Vashem is the state’s memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Mount Herzl is named after Theodore Herzl, one of the early … Continue reading

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St. Peter’s church and the Carmel Market May 18

Today we visited the church of St. Peter in Jaffa. The church was an interesting experience because the it had symbols of Christianity and Judaism. For the latter  a  menorah was on the right side from the altar. The site’s … Continue reading

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