I’ve been fortunate in my life that I’ve been to Israel three times. The first, was in 1986-87 as a graduation present from my parents. The second time in 2006 to celebrate my oldest’s Bat Mitzvah and the third, in 2009 to celebrate my youngest’s Bat Mitzvah.

The first trip is memoralized in an old-fashioned album but I blogged for the 2006 and 2009 trips (though the latter lacks in photos), and you can read about them here:

 

I hope you enjoy them and the photos below!

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Jerusalem From Mount Olive
Garden of Getsemane
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Girls on a Camel on Mt. of Olives
Olive Tree from the time of Jesus
The Kotel
The Shouk
The Temple in the Time of Herod
The Temple in the Time of Herod
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Jerusalem in the time of Herod
Jerusalem in the time of Herod
Becky at the Israel Museum
Skulls in Israel Museum
Scotty Dog Toy at Israel Museum
Ancient Pull Toy at Israel Museum
Israel Museum
Israel Museum
Chris and the Ancient Aramaic Cup Holder
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Beja and the Girls (on a tank)
Roman Camp from Tram at Masada
Dead Sea from Masada
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Masada
Masada
Dead Sea from Masada
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Beja, Chris and Sammi atop Masada
Mosaic Floor in Masada
Mosaic Floor in Masada
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Masada
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Ibex at Ein Gedi
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Marmots at Ein Gedi
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Chris at the Falls at Ein Gedi
Crab at Ein Gedi
Girls Testing the Water
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Looks Cold
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Chris and the Girls at Falls at Ein Gedi
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Dead Sea from Ein Gedi
Falls at Ein Gedi
Falls at Ein Gedi
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Becky at Dead Sea
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Becky Chasing Chris
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Becky at Dead Sea
Bet Shian
Theatre at Bet Shian
Theatre at Bet Shian
Bet Shian
Bet Shian from Tel
Chris and the Girls at the Galilee
Caves at Banya Springs
Wood Path at Banya Springs
Rushing River at Banya Springs
Banya Springs
View towards Lebenon
Becky at Falls
Banya Falls
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Kim and her Uzi
Chris and his Uzi
Becky & Sammi w/ Rifles
Haifa at Night
Street Performer
Banana Beach
Sails
Chris and a Kayak
Dog on Banana Beach
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Tel Aviv from the Beach
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