On Monday we had seminars at the Ghetto Fighters' Musuem and heard the story of the Kibbutz Lochamei Ha Ghetaot. The Ghetto Fighters' Museum, art museum and study center was built and developed by survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in April of 1943.
We left the Museum and headed north just a little bit to Rosh Hanikra. It is a 'love story' of the sea and rock. The grottoes there are the result of a geophysical process that has been going on for thousands of years. The cliff at Rosh Hanikra is made up of soft sea sediment - chalk interwoven with dark flint stones. To get down to the grottoes you take a cable car, the steepest in the world! And, yes it was. It descends from a height of 70 meters above sea level at and angle of 60 degrees. It was beautiful. Back up from the Grotto just about 20 meters is the Lebanese border.
This is the hydroelectric plant which has ceased to be in operation. The fence in the front is the Jordanian border so what you see on the other side is under Jordanian control.
St. Peter's fish fresh from the Sea of Galilee. Hell no I didn't eat this it was my friend Anna's lunch. I'm still vegetarian. I have to say though, he does look happy.
Sea of Galilee
Oak barrels at the Golan Heights Winery
Stained glass window at the Ghetto Fighters Museum and Study Center
Liberation Day. And although Jews and other prisoners were released from the camps as you can see it was no celebration. There was no place to go and no family to return to.