Overnight in the Desert

Overnight in the Desert

The Judean Desert is mentioned often in Scripture.  It is one of the dozen or so regions of Israel, a land that extends about 300 mile in length.  While there are regions known for their fertile agricultural areas (e.g. the Jezreel Valley), other regions are known for...

The Wild Flowers of Israel

To an archaeologist, there is beauty in beholding a perfecting preserved stone wall from the Old Testament period. To a historical geography student, scanning the valleys and ridges of various regions captures the beauty of a passage of the Bible.  Seeing an Israeli...

Rockin’ Rabbis!

Many don’t associate Ultra Orthodox Jews with “Rock & Roll” music.  I know I don’t.  Referred to as Haderi Jews, a large portion of the members of this religious sect in Jerusalem live in their own community called the Mea Shearim (meaning,...

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