IsraCLIPS: brief virtual tours of sites in Israel. See the first installment: A discovery from 2600 years ago! and a Second Temple Period (1st Century CE) Burial Cave I’ve also posted A Virtual Tour of Jerusalem: The City Lines: 1948-1967-Today. Please check out my YouTube channel here.Continue readingIsraCLIPS
In 2005, in a residential neighborhood of Jerusalem, archaeologists discovered a huge water cistern (reservoir) from the Byzantine Period, some 1500 years ago. Watch this brief video to see how this came about:Continue readingA 1500 Year-Old Cistern – Under a Playground!
Shalom to all! Here in Israel life is slowly returning to “normal,” though we still have a long way to go. Since international travel is still weeks or months away, I decided to bring some clips of Israel to you: IsraCLIPS. Of course nothing can replace being here and being part of the landscape, but in…Continue readingIsraCLIPS: Short Videos of Israel with Joe Freedman
In honor of Israel’s 72nd birthday (which was celebrated on April 29), some tour guide colleagues – and yours truly – put together a short video of Israel sites. We hope you’ll get to Israel soon to see them in real time! The background song, written and performed by Hazzan Iris Beth Weiner says, “I’m…Continue readingA Short Video: Israel’s 72nd Independence Day
In celebration of YOM HA’ATZMAUT – Israeli Independence Day (which was celebrated on April 29) – I’m honored that the World Mizrachi Movement (religious Zionists) has asked me to “guide” a virtual tour called: “THE CITY LINES OF JERUSALEM:1948-67 and 1967 – TODAY.” The virtual tour can be found below. Following is a quick description:Through…Continue readingVirtual Tour: The City Lines of Jerusalem