Yemin Moshe

Last Friday, I dropped Margaret off at JAIS and headed out for a walk. About 30 minutes of walking brought me through our neighborhood, through a fancier neighborhood of museums, consulates and hotels, and into downtown West Jerusalem. From there, I crossed over into Yemin Moshe, the first Jewish neighborhood built outside the walls of the Old City (late 19th century). It’s a tiny neighborhood, all pedestrian, clinging to the side of a hill overlooking the Valley of Hinnom and the Old City. Nowadays it is full of wealthy writers and artists. A beautiful place with great views!


Flowers everywhere

Pomegranate tree

Old City Walls

Public art in the park nearby

These guys were there also

Bumper sticker seen on the walk home

About hilarymead

Taking two young kids, a great husband, and a whole lot of questions to Jerusalem for a year's sabbatical.
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