Until 1992, Israel's Supreme Court was housed in rented premises. Its new building - a short walk away from the Knesset ... More
Supreme Court of Israel (The)
Until 1992, Israel's Supreme Court was housed in rented premises. Its new building - a short walk away from the Knesset is architecturally impressive. The building links old and new with mosaics from Byzantine times and bricks reminiscent of those in the Old City alongside white Mediterranean walls. The architects incorporated biblical ideas into their work with law and truth illustrated by lines to show a direct path and justice represented by curves (this comes from a passage in the psalms: "He will lead me in the circles of justice"). Visitors can observe court sessions (but of course the proceedings are in Hebrew). There is a daily English tour at midday. Those arriving at other times, can pick up a sheet for a self-guided tour.
This is one of the most important Christian shrines in the Holy Land, and is held by the Greek Orthodox,
Roman Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Coptic, Ethiopian and Jacobite Churches. The Emperor Constantine's magnificent (and much larger) fourth century basilica ...
Surrounded by hills dotted with olive and cypress trees, this is a refreshingly quiet village about a 20 minute ride
southwest of the Old City. Its quaint stone houses are mostly inhabited by Israeli artists and sculptors, and there ...
Crowne Plaza Jerusalem is located atop Givat Ram at the entrance to the city and two miles from the Bible
Lands Museum. The hotel's convenient location is also within walking distance of the Jerusalem International Convention Center, one mile ...
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