Browsing All posts tagged under »Israel«

Vegas: The Jerusalem of Nevada

April 17, 2023


Back in 2021, Life in the Boomer Lane came up with the idea of celebrating her oldest grandchild’s Bar Mitzvah, due to take place in 2022, by taking him to Israel. One thing led to another, and, after a very short time, 15 people were signed on to the trip: LBL, Now Husband, three children, […]

The Day I Shook Hands With the Dalai Lama

September 29, 2011


Monday, June 14 1999. Jerusalem.  The Dome of the Rock, sacred to three of the world’s major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. First consecrated by the Israelites, the site was where Solomon erected his temple. It was revered by Christians as both an Old Testament site and because of its place in the life and […]