Tag Archives: Judaism

The Good Samaritan(s)

From Nablus, we decided to visit the Samaritan’s village. These are a religious sect. Most people have heard about the ‘Good Samaritan’ from the bible where the Good Samaritan gave Jesus a drink of water from the well. Most people … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

“And did those feet in Ancient times Walk upon England’s mountains green? And was the holy lamb of God On England’s pleasant pastures seen?” This hymn in it’s song form sprang from my lips as we alighted the bus opposite … Continue reading

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Eid al Fitr

Today is Eid, the ending of the Ramadan fast for Muslims. This is traditionally when they give each other gifts and wear new, brightly coloured clothes, at little like Christmas for Christians. For Muslims, Mecca is the Holy of Holies. … Continue reading

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The Holy Land

So, this time next week we will all be in anticipation for our flight out to the seat of three major religions- Christianity, Judaism and Islam. A place which has been fought over since time began and will probably be … Continue reading

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Hebron.

Our home when we arrive will be in Hebron, one of the largest cities in Palestine. It is classed as its Southern Capital and is situated in a lush, fertile area between two ranges of hills, standing at 1,000 meters … Continue reading

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