Category Archives: Jewish Quarter

Get Ready to Ride the ‘Trump Train’ to the Western Wall Plaza! | VIDEO

Despite my somewhat snarky headline, this is NOT fake news but absolutely real. First, a few days ago Israel’s Minister of Transport, Yisrael Katz, announced a planned extension of the country’s new fast rail line. The projected final link carries … Continue reading

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Roman Bath-house in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter: The Video

The IAA recently announced the discovery, in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter, of a pool connected with a Roman military bath-house of the 10th Legion. Like so many such press releases (which are often deliberately vague as to location) it left me wondering … Continue reading

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