A Flickr View of Jerusalem

June 1, 2011 16:22 by

I’ve gotten used to living in Jerusalem, so I’m used to passing by the city’s sites without giving much thought to the significance of this landmark or that site. So it’s good that once a year, I get to remind myself of the excitement and awe I felt the first time I experienced Jerusalem so many years ago.

Something else I don’t do often enough is pause to enjoy the wonderful photos people post on Flickr. If you’re like me, Jerusalem Day’s a wonderful excuse for a five-minute time-out to see some great photos of the world’s most special city.

The Western Wall
Dome of the Rock
Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Mount of Olives Cemetery
Ben Yehuda Street
Mahane Yehuda shuk
Yad VaShem
Jaffa Gate
Chagall Windows
The Morning Paper

(Photo courtesy Israel Ministry of Tourism)

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