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Sukkot in Israel, Day 7, Fauzi Azar Inn and the Nazareth Village

The Fauzi Azar Inn was one of the most beautiful places we stayed in Israel, but the light and the noise (as it is a hostel) made it a struggle for Isaac and I to sleep. I don’t believe I have had a solid sleep yet, which has made getting better from my cold and herpes attack nearly impossible. I will admit that the bed was the softest we experienced in our travel to Israel. We have discovered that Jews tend to like harder mattresses and Arabs like softer ones. At least by the end of our trip that is what we deducted…. Continue reading

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Sukkot in Israel: Day 6, An Olive Oil Press, Nazareth and an Arab Mansion

I woke up early and went for a small hike up the hill behind the Kibbutz. The sky was dark and cloudy. It looked like it was going to rain. I didn’t care. I just wanted to try to make some room for my heart to experience the land I was in. Can’t do that inside. Gotta get outside. Some really cool looking cows were grazing on the hill. I loved their colors; they matched the scenery of red rock, stone and dirt. Continue reading

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