Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem
As the Israel visit nears the end, more beautiful architecture and a stroll through the Armenian Quarter in the Old City, one of the four sectors of the walled Old City of Jerusalem. The Armenian presence in Jerusalem dates back to the 4th century AD, when Armenia adopted Christianity as a national religion and Armenian Monks settled in the city. Hence, it is considered the oldest living diaspora community outside the Armenian homeland.
A holdup, wave, or blessing? Turns out these men of the cloth were probably Egyptian!
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