Wednesday, August 15

Jerusalem At Night (original photo)

Been all kinds of busy with work and life, an' such the last few weeks, so blogging's suffered a hit. Anyway...

As Jews worldwide enter the month of Elul, preceding the Rosh Hashanah New Year, Yom Kippur, and Succot. From
Everything is different when the Jewish month of Elul arrives. It, too, is 30 days before the Big Day, which in this case is Rosh Hashana. It is not a time in which we strive to find some sort of balance between shopping and dropping. It is a time of love, yearning, reconciliation, forgiveness, and return.
I sure get the yearning and return thing:

Jerusalem At Night. Click the pic for a nice, hi-rez version.
(Photo: Dave Bender)
I shot this at about 03:00, soon before I came to the States. It's a view of the Malha Mall area of Jerusalem, from the heights of Gilo, cupping the city from the south. More photo-techie talk about getting the shot is here.

And yes, while I have posted it before, this image means a lot to me for many reasons that I won't go into here, although veteran readers of this blog will (hopefully) understand.

Check back soon for more.

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