Biblical Zoo

The Youthful Ancient City

Jerusalem, through the eyes of a child — technology included.

Special To The Jewish Week
03/23/2015 - 20:00

As I sat with my 7-year-old son recently, he reminisced about a day that I thought was far too long ago to have a place in his memory. Do I remember, he asked, the day we visited the Western Wall tunnels? That day was more than half his lifetime ago.

The tunnels below the Western Wall. Wikimedia Commons

An Oasis In JerusalemPhoto by Getty Images

08/20/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writers

On 62 acres in southwest Jerusalem, you can see sights that are rare in the rest of Israel. Near-extinct animals coming back to life. Penguins sauntering and oryxes roaming. Secular Jewish Israelis, haredi Israelis and Arabs peacefully coexisting.

Photo by Getty Images
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