Jerusalem, top far right, from Abu Ghosh
Olive tree , Lady of the Ark Covenant Church, Abu Ghosh
Lady of the Ark Covenant Church
The church and convent were built in 1924 on the ruins of the ancient Byzantine church (4th and 5th centuries).
Byzantine floor relic from 4th/5th centuries
Lady of the Ark Covenant Church, Abu Ghosh
Tower in distance is St. John ba Harim (St. John in the Mountains)
In this archway to the right is Mary's Spring
Gateway to St. John ba Harim
St. John ba Harim
Church of John the Baptist Ba Harim is a Catholic church, in the center of Ein Karem, built in the second half of the 19th century on the remains of earlier Byzantine and Crusader churches.
Framed tile panels like this one from 1989 offer the same prayer in two dozen languages
Interior, St. John ba Harim
Filipino mass at St. John ba Harim. Click to play 23-second video
Gornenskiy Monastery, seen from St. John ba Harim
Entering Jerusalem: The Chords railway bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Mahane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem
Mahane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem
The Jerusalem Light Rail (Harakevet Hakala)
West bound train on Agripas Street
The Jerusalem Light Rail (Harakevet Hakala). Click on the 22-second video
The YMCA Three Arches Hotel, with its 152 ft high central bell tower, is a Jerusalem landmark
YMCA Three Arches Hotel
View from my hotel room to the King David Hotel on King David Street
Jerusalem, looking north from YMCA bell tower
Jerusalem, north panorama from YMCA bell tower
Jerusalem, looking east from YMCA bell tower
Above the King David Hotel are the golden Dome of the Rock, Migdal (Tower of) David, and Church of the Ascension, top right, on the Mount of Olives
Jerusalem, looking southeast from YMCA bell tower
Top left is the St. James Cathedral Church. Top right is the separation barrier.
Aerial view of Jerusalem's Old City (not my photo)
Jaffa Gate, center left. The walled Temple mount (with Dome of the Rock) center. St. James Cathedral Church, center foreground. Could not find a source to credit for this image.
St. James Cathedral Church, looking east from Montefiore Windmill and across the roof of the Jerusalem Music Centre
On the left horizon is the southwest corner of the Old City walls
Montefiore Windmill, built as a flour mill in 1857
British Jewish banker and philanthropist Moses Montefiore funded the windmill and the adjacent neighborhood of Mishkenot Sha'ananim. His funds came from the estate of the American Judah Touro, who appointed Montefiore executor of his will.
The bronze and gold-plated Lions Fountain
Designed by the German sculptor Gernot Rumpf, the fountainis in a park in the Yemin Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem
The bronze and gold-plated Lions Fountain. Click to play the 17-second video.
The first Jerusalem Railway Station
The station opened in 1892 and was a terminus of the Jaffa–Jerusalem railway until its closure in 1998.
The first Jerusalem Railway Station in 1919
Coffee shop under the shed of the first Jerusalem Railway Station
The first Jerusalem Railway Station, wall and roof detail
The modern chapel of St Vincent de Paul, seen from the Mamilla Mall
Click to see and hear the 38-second video
King David Hotel (high point on left horizon). Mamilla Mall at right
David Citadel Hotel (left). Mamilla Mall, right
From the roof of the mall. Near the center are the black umbrellas of the Aroma Cafe in the mall.
Crossing from Mamilla Mall to the Old City walls
Jaffa Gate (left). Migdal (Tower of) David, right
Migdal David (Tower of David)
Panorama of the western walls of the Old City
Railing at center right points to Jaffa Gate