Saturday, July 4, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Jael used a nail to kill Sisera
Manama is the capital of which Arab country?
Barak raps with Deborah
5 waves of 'aliya
"THE SWORD OF THE LORD AND OF GIBEON!!"
the term for 'water' and 'Gods Mercy' is the same (thank you Annemarie Shimmel)
difference between Abner, Abslom, Ahab, Ahijah, Ahithophel, Amasa, Arunah, Aram
Get from the Black Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. (Black Sea, St. of Bosphorus, Lake Marmara, St. of Dardanelles, Agean Sea, Mediterranean Sea, St. of Gibralter, Atlantic Ocean)
The cycle of apostasy is like a toilet ...
Difference between Al Maghreb and Al Machreq
930 BC - Israelite kingdom splits
721 BC - Northern Kingdom captured by Assyrins
587 BC - Southern Kingdom captured by Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonians
516 BC - Cyrus allows the Israelities to return, build temple under Zerubbable
Absalom got caught in a tree by his hair. Was stuck and couldn't escape when Joab comes to kill him....
Difference between a Pogrom and Massacre or Riot
Waterways from Eliat to Indian Ocean (Eliat, Gulf of Aqaba, St. of Tiran, Red Sea, St. of Bab el-Mandab, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean)
Eglon was so fat, Ehud lost the knife he stabbed him with
UN Resolutions 181, 194, 242, 302, 303, 33,1397, 1402, 1515
10 Commandments ... in order. No other Gods before me, No graven images, Not take name of Lord in vain, Keep the Sabbath holy, Honor father and mother, No killing, No adultery, Don't stealing, Don't bear false witness, Don't covet. oh yeah. got that one right
“Frenchmen of the Mosaic persuasion”
Capitals of Arab Countries: El Aaiun, Nouakchott, Rabat, Khartoum, Muscat, Sana'a, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Riyadh, Mogadishu
Reform - Lazy ; Conservative - Hazy ; Orthodox - Crazy
aah, but it was all worth it. IF I never have to hear snapping again as long as I live
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Sunday, June 21, 2009
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Emily, Me, and Jenna
The grape juice acting in place of wine. They drink like five cups of the stuff. It tasted like what i'd imagine semi-fermented grape juice would taste like. Not the sweet kid stuff. although it could also be that it was Israeli grape juice and not American.
our table... Katie, Emily, me, Jenna
Me, Lisa, Bod, Mandy
Monday, June 8, 2009
The tunnel goes from the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam, where Jesus healed the man born blind. The tunnel was built to protect Jerusalem's water supply when Sennacherib and the Assyrians attacked.
Sunday, June 7, 2009
Tel Aviv and Jerusalem are as different as night and day. Jerusalem in very conservative; home to many orthodox religious observers. Tel Aviv on the other hand, belongs in Europe. It is right on the Mediterranean Sea. It is absolutely beautiful. The beach was also a new experience for me. I’ve never seen so many old men try to rock the speedo…
Tel Aviv is about an hour west of Jerusalem. It costs 70 sheckles for the taxi out and back. We left about nine and spend all day on th beach and walking around the city. We ate dinner and watched the sun set, then drove home. 70 skecks well spent.
Me and McKenzie
A couple of us actually swam out to that jetty behind us, and climbed on the rocks. The Lifeguards were not very happy with us, and yelled at us over the loudspeaker in Hebrew. yeah, as you can imagine, it wasn't really effective.
About half of our group. We lost the other half about 10 minutes before we took this picture.
Me and Bod