Photo Album of Israel
Soldiers walking around remind you of the threat that this nations lives under.
Muslim man shopping in the Arab Quarter.
Playing games, smoking and drinking coffee in front of their shops.
Shop owners in the Arab quarter in conversation.
Arab men enjoying some coffee in the sun.
Christian ceremony in the Old City.
Orthodox man sitting in the Old City.
Friendly Russian Orthodox Jew.
Any spice you can think of. Fresh or grounded, mixed or plain.
Fresh fruit and vegetables
Lady playing the harp in the streets of the Old City.
Musicians on Jaffa street
Musician sitting in Jaffa Gate
And colors to choose from?
Have you aver seen so many different styles?
Kippot you can get in any color, pattern or size.
The barley next to the wall of the Old City on the way to the City of David.
In the Christian and Arab Quarters of the city the bakeries continue as normal.
First unleavened bread is ready! Let the feast begin!
Shops clearly display that they now sell Unleavened products.
Enough products at the market for all the Seder meals happening in the city.
Outside the Jewish Quarter, by the outside wall, large fires are started to burn the leaven.
All inhabitants of the Old City bring their last leaven plus the palm branches from Sukkot to these fires.
The boys always like to play with the fire.
Even the car receives a good clean before the feast starts.
Trays full of baked desserts are also up for grabs.
Selling off all the wonderful baked goods.
Buying the last leavened bread at the market.
As the shops are being cleaned of the leaven, the sale continues on the sidewalk.
The days leading up to Unleavened bread. All bakeries sell off their leavened goods.
New sign at the entrance to the Jewish Quarter.
As more people arrive the narrow streets of the Old City becomes very busy and difficult to navigate.
The streets of the Old City become crowded as the tourists start flocking in.
The traffic in front of the Old City blocks up as the police start closing the streets for the crowds expected in the Old City.
The light rail is busy and the streets are filled with people. In a couple of hours this street will be completely empty as people celebrate the first day of Unleavened Bread.
The streets of Jerusalem are showing the festive mood of Pesach
This is an ancient map that depicts Jerusalem as the center of the known world. This is in front of the municipal offices in Jerusalem.