Category Archives: Judean Desert

The Circle of Life

One of the many things I love about Israel is the interplay between ancient and modern; the ability to connect between the very new and the very old, often in the most surprising ways. Theodor Herzl was perhaps the first … Continue reading

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Wanna Go On A Lion Hunt?

When I was a young girl growing up in London, I used to belong to the Brownies, which was the junior version of the Girl Guides. One of our favourite chants was “Wanna Go on a Lion Hunt”? Our sing … Continue reading

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Far From the Madding Crowd

With the festivals of Passover and Easter overlapping this year, large numbers of day trippers hit the roads all looking for the ultimate day out. In an attempt to avoid the crowds, yet still travel somewhere with relevance for the … Continue reading

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