Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Amazing Visit to the Dead Sea Israel

One of the most fun activities we had during our trip to Israel was to float in the Dead Sea. This 5-minute video has highlights of this visit.. enjoy. Special thanks to Erik Trinidad. I used a portion of his great video in mine.

Monday, May 8, 2023

Amazing Israel Sites Going North of Old City Jerusalem

This 11-minute video shows highlights of some of Israel's amazing sites north of Old City Jerusalem. This is the last of seven videos I made of Becky and my trip to Egypt, Jordan and Israel in April/May 2023. Included in the video are: 0:00 The Garden Tomb (the more probable site of Jesus' crucifixtion and burial) 1:55 The Jordan River (the river where Jesus was baptized by John) 3:44 City of Jaffa (Joppa) (Jonah and the Whale & Peter + Cornelius) 4:26 Caesarea (Apostle Paul declares he's a Roman citizen) 5:54 Kaplica (Church of Fear, where Jesus was going to be stoned for blasphemy) 6:37 Church of Transfiguration (Jesus transfigured before Peter, James & John) 7:35 Mount of Beautitudes (location of the Sermon on the Mount) 8:35 Capernaum (Jesus' adopted home town, where he met five of His disciples) 9:35 Sea of Galilee (the location of many episodes in Jesus' life) Enjoy...

Friday, May 5, 2023

Amazing Israel Going South of Old City Jerusalem

This 11-minute video shows highlights of amazing sites south of Old City Jerusalem. Included in the video are: 0:00 Valley of Elah (where David + Goliath battled) 1:33 Church of the Nativity (in Bethlehem) 3:12 Ramat Lehi (Jawbone Hill, Samson) 4:07 Bet Guvrin National Park (Bell Caves) 7:05 Qumran (Dead Sea Scrolls) 7:52 Masada Fortress Enjoy...

Monday, May 1, 2023

Amazing Wanderings in Old City Jerusalem

This 10-minute video highlights sites we saw in early May within Old City Jerusalem as we wandered with friends on several different days. Old City, at 0.35 square miles, is amazing and is the most historical part of Jerusalem. Old City is divided into the Temple Mount and four Quarters -- Christian, Muslim, Armenian, and Jewish. Upon arrival in Jerusalem, we paid to walk along the Ramparts Walk to get an elevated view of Old City. On other days we just wandered -- we loved being with so many others in this beautiful portion of the city. Enjoy...

Amazing Bar Mitzvahs at the Western Wall, Jerusalem

This 8-minute video highlights the Bar Mitzvah celebrations that take place at the Western Wall in Old City, Jerusalem on Mondays and Thursdays. Starting near the Dung Gate, the Bar Mitzvah youth and celebrants form a procession that walks to the Western Wall where the ceremony takes places. What an eventful time for these 13-year-old boys and their families. Enjoy...