On my way back to volunteer at the Nazareth Hospital, I spent a few days in Jerusalem. Here are some photos from my time there.
November 9, 2015
The Roman Catholic side of Calvary in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Chagall Window in the synagogue at the Hadassah University Medical Center. Chagall made 12 windows, inspired by Jacob's blessings upon his 12 sons and Moses' blessings on the 12 tribes. This one is Judah. "Your brothers shall praise you, your hand shall be upon your enemies' necks..."
"Naphtali is a deer running free; he delivers words of beauty."
"This is my modest gift to the Jewish people who have always dreamt of biblical love, friendship and of peace among all peoples. This is my gift to that people which lived here thousands of years ago among the other Semitic people." - Marc Chagall, February 6, 1962
This painting hangs at The Temple Institute in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. They have several paintings that show life in the 1st & 2nd temples; & display gold, silver & copper vessels that are ready for use in their planned 3rd temple.