Sightseeing in Israel, part 2: Masada, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem

Masada and The Dead Sea

Masada and the Dead Sea My heart skipped a beat and I gasped at Masada when I took in the incredible views from the top of a lookout point. Surrounded by deep canyons as far as the eye could see, I was awestruck. Home to Herod’s Palace, Masada’s breathtaking beauty is certainly worthy of royalty. […]

Shalom From Jerusalem

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  Shalom from Israel! Last week, we left off after our El Al flight touched down in Tel Aviv. This week, we hit Jerusalem. If you thought that Israel was unsafe and only for Jews (like I did), think again. ISRAEL  I’ve always been fascinated by Israel and for years I’ve wanted to visit. But […]