Tag Archives: Hezekiah’s Pool

Down in the Patriarch’s Pool

A Little Night Music in Old Jerusalem I am not much given to hyperbole and superlatives, but it occurs to me that a recent event conducted in the Old City represents an absolute first in Jerusalem history: a concert — or … Continue reading

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Old City Odds ‘n Ends 2011-2012 — PHOTOS & UPDATES

In this installment, a mixed bag of assorted curiosities: the odd hole in the ground and other things noticed in passing, out and about around the Old City. No headline stuff here, but hopefully a few things of interest… * * … Continue reading

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Clean-up at Hezekiah’s Pool, Part 2 — NEW PHOTOS

Since my previous post on this project, on 16 June 2011, much has transpired: They’re actually doing it, and have DONE it! On 07 July I had occasion to view the pool from the south, from the roof of the Swedish … Continue reading

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Clean-up / fix-up time at Hezekiah’s Pool

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported today that a project is underway to remove centuries of accumulated debris from the Old City’s ancient Hezekiah’s Pool, a site few visitors to Jerusalem (and many residents, I suspect) are even aware of, since … Continue reading

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