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Compendium

The Keep Hope Alive team from California, Kentucky, and Iowa spent 20 days in the Holy Land. They toured the Galilee, meeting with Christian and Jewish peacemakers. They also got a sense of life for Palestinian citizens of Israel displaced … Continue reading

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Petra and the trip to Aqaba

How did our group respond about today? Breathtaking. Lots of fun. Multiple modes of transportation. Meeting Bedouins who drive carriages and offer camels, horses, and mules to ride. Tired. Nice to meet so many friendly Jordanians from so many parts … Continue reading

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Traveling to Jordan, Sea Level, Mousa’s Well

Today we said goodbye to Palestine-Israel and travelled through the Allenby Gate – King Hussein Gate into Jordan on our way to Petra. After wending our way on the Palestinian road to the highway, we were going down the road … Continue reading

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The City of David, Silwan, Abraham’s Tent in Al-Ubeidyeh

Today, we returned to the most historic part of Jerusalem – the city of David. Just south of the Old City near the Dung Gate there have been excavations that date this part of the city back to the Hittites, … Continue reading

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Playing Tourist in Jerusalem

Today we saw Christian, Muslim and Jewish holy sites on the Mount of Olives and in the Old City. Below is more of what we saw and experienced. Today we celebrated Allan’s 70th Birthday! Tonight we had dinner with Muslim … Continue reading

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