"The death of six million Jews had finally been given meaning, he kept saying over and over again. It had happened. After two thousand years, it had finally happened. We were a people again, with our own land. We were a blessed generation. We had been given the opportunity to see the creation of the Jewish state." I want to go soooo bad!
The Western Wall Tunnel is an underground tunnel exposing the full length of the Western Wall located under buildings of the Old City of Jerusalem.In 19 BCE, King Herod undertook a project to double the area of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem by incorporating part of the hill on the NW.Four retaining walls were constructed, & the Temple Mount was expanded on top of them.These retaining walls remained standing, along with the platform itself, after the Temple was destroyed by the Romans in 70…
Jeremiahs Grotto, Israel - just outside the north wall of Jerusalem, where tradition says Jeremiah wept bitter tears and composed the book of Lamentations. The grotto is under Golgotha, the same hill on which Jesus was crucified. Thus, the suffering prophet wept where later the suffering Savior died.
The Lions' Gate is located in the Old City Walls of Jerusalem and is one of seven open Gates in Jerusalem's Old City Walls. Located in the east wall, the entrance marks the beginning of the traditional Christian observance of the last walk of Jesus from prison to crucifixion, the Via Dolorosa. Near the gate’s crest are four figures of leopards, often mistaken for lions, two on the left & two on the right. They were placed there by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in 1517.