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UPDATE — Important Ruins in the City of David — PHOTOS and VIDEO

– NEW INFORMATION – Here is more on the Silwan community facilities that were destroyed, a largely US-funded project of the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA); the cafe and sports field had only very recently been completed. Amazingly, MECA has already … Continue reading

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New Section of Herodian Channel opens in City of David (Silwan) — PHOTOS

*NOTE:  Live and learn. Since making this post I have become aware that this stretch of drainage channel apparently originated in the Hasmonean period, before Herod. It remained in use through the Herodian period (and probably later ones), however, so … Continue reading

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