Galilee and on to Jerusalem

On the second night of our Israel tour, the group stayed on Kibbutz Maagan Eden. Since I lived on a kibbutz for over two and one half years in my early twenties, I am very partial to kibbutz life. This particular kibbutz in the north is so beautiful and peaceful, nestled on the shores of…

Cursed Capernaum

Ancient synagogue in Capernaum, Israel I wrote this poem in Israel while on a tour. If you have ever taken a tour to Israel, you will discover that most of what you see is ancient stones… from the Romans, Turks, Crusaders, Byzantine monks, Israelites, Caananites… The stones and antiquated relics of people who have occupied the…