Old City: Sunday Potpourri aka Global Embrace

This is what I saw today on the way to and from Izhiman, our coffee merchant, at Bab Al-Amood (Damascus Gate).

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Money Changer in Arabic, English & Hebrew

Money Changer in Arabic, English & Hebrew

 

Halal Butcher's Window

Halal Butcher’s Window

 

At Izhiman the coffee merchant

At Izhiman the coffee merchant

 

Entrance to the Holy Sepulcher

Entrance to the Holy Sepulcher

 

Orthodox nuns near the entrance to the Holy Sepulcher

Orthodox nuns near the entrance to the Holy Sepulcher

 

Ukrainian Tourists about to offer prayers at the Holy Sepulcher on the day Putin invaded the Crimea

Ukrainian Tourists about to offer prayers at the Holy Sepulcher on the day Putin invaded the Crimea

 

Greek Orthodox Iconostasis in the Catholicon Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Greek Orthodox Iconostasis in the Catholicon, Church of the Holy Sepulcher

 

Entrance to the Mosque of Omar next door to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Entrance to the Mosque of Omar next door to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

 

Ultra-Orthodox IDF soldier walking in the Arab Souk

Ultra-Orthodox IDF soldier walking in the Arab Souk

 

The Duty Gatekeepers of Jaffa Gate

The Gatekeepers on Duty at The Jaffa Gate

 

At Renuar shop the window designer covered up the y & o so that the shirt reads:  "dung, rich & famous"

Oops! Does that Renuar shirt really read: “DUNG, RICH & FAMOUS”

 

More building in the New City of Jerusalem

More building in the New City of Jerusalem

 

All photos for this blog post are by Isa David-Ben-Rafael and are owned by IsraeLightly

 
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