Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.
Chatting with Rabbi Mike
Rabbi Mike will share the landmarks that students from the Montessori School on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands visited during their trip to Israel & Jordan.The Liberty Bell Park and Surroundings, one of Jerusalem’s largest, created in 1976 in honor of the US bicentennial.The Weitzmann Institute of Science, one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary basic research institutions in the natural & exact sciences. Shabbat at the Kotel: According to Jewish tradition, the Western Wall is the holiest place on earth. It is never holier than on the holiest day of the week, Shabbat. The Dead Sea, bordering Israel, the West Bank and Jordan, is a salt lake whose banks are more than 400 meters below sea level, the lowest point on dry land.The Old City covers roughly 220 acres). The surrounding walls date to the rule of the Ottoman Sultan, Suleiman, the Magnificent (1520-1566).Al Khazneh, one of the most elaborate temples in the ancient Arab Nabatean Kingdom city of Petra. Jerusalem, a Middle Eastern city west of the Dead Sea, a place of pilgrimage & worship for Jews, Christians, & Muslims since the biblical era.Talpiyot, an Israeli neighborhood in southeast Jerusalem, established in 1922 by Zionist pioneers. The Seige of Masada, one of the final events in the First Jewish–Roman War, from 73 to 74 CE on a large hilltop in current-day Israel.Petra, a famous archaeological site in Jordan's southwestern desert, dating to around 300 B.C.Visit https://info.goisrael.com/en/