... Jerusalem ... 22 Just as the new earth and the new heavens will endure by my power, so your descendants and your name will endure ... Isaiah 66 (GNT), 18 ... Jerusalem will be rebuilt, and its PALACE restored. Jeremiah 30:18 (GNT)

23
July
2012

Dresden a visit: a lasting impression!

Ninety percent of Dresden was destroyed by the bombing of the Allied Forces by the end of the second World War in February 1945. Before that Jews were deported in large numbers. What became of Dresden's Jewish Community?

So, this year our vacation took us to the city of Dresden. What's the impression this city made on me?

17
March
2011

A Symphony of Hope

The 26th of March 2011 we went to a concert of the Hineni Symphony Orchestra, an orchestra that performs out of solidarity with the Israeli people and to support survivors of terrorist attacks in Jerusalem. Personally I wasn't brought up with the orchestra music genre, but the aim of this orchestra appealed to me, and ...

02
March
2011

Bethlehem: heavy rain!

Entrance to the Milk Grotto, Bethlehem

Bethlehem, the place where Rachel, Jacob's second wife, was buried alongside the road. Also where Ruth the Moabite married and lived with her second husband Boaz. It's where King David was borne and raised. And where Yeshua Messiah (Jesus Christ) was borne.

Nowadays ...

02
March
2011

Jerusalem: a visit

The Western Wall, Jerusalem

You, did you ever wanted to visit The Holy Land? People visit Eretz Yisrael, the Land Israel for different reasons. Many go on pilgrimage to visit what is to them holy ancient sites. Did I ever wanted to go on a trip like that? No. Why? Actually, for no apparent reason. I just wasn't interested. For people who likes traveling, the closest we ever got to Israel was Egypt. Until ...