Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Remembering the Armenian Genocide - the Jerusalem Community

Members of the Armenian community in Jerusalem commemorate the anniversary of mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Empire in 1915, in the Armenian Church of St. James in Jerusalem's Old City April 24, 2012. About 1.5 million Christian Armenians were killed during World War One in a deliberate policy of genocide ordered by the Ottoman government.

Armenian Community Remembers the Victims of the Genocide

The Armenian community in Jerusalem gathers to mark the remembrance day for the victims of the Genocide of the Armenians by the Turks.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Once again NA'AM

 Nour Akkawi
Adva Schwebel
Mati Bobek
 Daniel Tager
Great performance in Jerusalem, Na'am - local soul music.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Flavors of the Ethiopian Church

Just around the corner a half a mile from here....... each gate in the Old City of Jerusalem keeps a secret, a different whole world. For a moment sitting in a narrow little alley in the Ethiopian Church Compound,  the flavors of Africa where all over the place,  just a moment of magic in this crazy place.....

Monday, April 16, 2012

Easter in the Armenian Quarter

Armenians priests take part in the celebration mass of the Orthodox Easter at the Armenian Church of Saint James in the Old City of Jerusalem. The ceremony closes the celebration of the Orthodox Easter.

Sunday, April 15, 2012


Ethiopian Christian pilgrims hold candles during an Ethiopian Orthodox ceremony of the 'Holy Fire' at the Dir Al-Sultan Church held on the roof of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City Christian believers mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Good Friday in Jerusalem

Orthodox Christian pilgrims take part in the Good Friday procession through the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre ahead of Orthodox Easter, on April 13, 2012 in Jerusalem's old city. Orthodox christians are celebrating Easter a week after Roman Catholics as dictated by the Julian calendar. Pilgrims are taking part in processions along the route that Jesus is believed to have taken in his last days as he carried the cross.