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Photo of the Day: Sigd Selfie

For centuries in Ethiopia, 50 days after Yom Kippur, Kessim, spiritual leaders would go to a high mountain top to pray and yearn to return to Jerusalem.

Today, thousands and thousands of Ethiopians celebrated Sigd on the Haas Promenade, Armon Hanativ in Jerusalem, Israel.

image Amharic writing

Under  the welcome banner with Amharic greeting, sat Kessim and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin with one of the best views of The Old City behind them.

image Old City Jerusalem selfie

Could anyone a few years ago imagine, taking a selfie with the Old City?

Today there were thousands, this is just one for photo of the day.

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Real Jstreets

I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last ten years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets
Picture of Real Jstreets

Real Jstreets

I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last ten years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets
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