At Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial and museum, hear the stories of some of the 25,000 gentiles who risked their lives to save Jews in World War II.
Givat Yona — Jonah’s Hill — has always been considered a strategic site; the Via Maris – the ancient Way of the Sea – passed right below.
In Herod’s era, Jerusalem had grown so fast there was never enough water for its residents. Then the king found a supply that he hoped would make the people love him…
Centuries of war and peace, foreign rulers, religious diversity, shopping, bathing and basketball unfold on a short walk along a single street downtown.
Absalom rebelled against his father King David and was run through with a javelin. Still, his tomb is by far by the most magnificent structure on this walk beneath the Mount of Olives.