Monday, May 4, 2015

Israel Odyssey - Day 1 (pt 2)


One of the closest access points to the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem is the Zion Gate. Musicians and drummers congregate there in hopes of being hired by a procession to the Western Wall.

Drummers waiting at Zion Gate:



Musicians accompanying a bar mitzvah to the Kotel (Western Wall):



The group I was with on this tour was invited into the home of a sculptor who lives in the Jewish Quarter of the Old city. He took us onto the roof of his house from where we could survey the whole Jerusalem skyline (I may get to processing the skyline photos, but not in this round):