Images from the Middle East

A few more images from my trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories…

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From top to bottom: Jaffa door, Jaffa cafe, Jaffa fortification wall, Caeseria’s ancient Roman bathhouse, flame tree in bloom at Yemin Orde school, flowers in bloom at Capernaum, menorah at Yemin Orde, the separation barrier between Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Israelis’ riot gear on standby at the Western Wall / Temple Mount / Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, view of the Mediterranean from Caeseria

About Tom Simpson

Tom Simpson teaches religion, ethics, philosophy, and human rights at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH. He is the author of *American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940* (University of North Carolina Press, 2016) and nonfiction essays about Bosnia for the Canadian literary magazine *Numero Cinq*. Born in 1975 in Olean, NY, he earned the Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of Virginia, where he specialized in American religious history. He writes, teaches, and lectures about religion in America, popular culture, Mormonism, and Bosnia. He lives in Exeter with his partner, Alexis Simpson, and their two children.
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1 Response to Images from the Middle East

  1. Rick Simpson says:

    Wonderful images again, Tom. — Dad

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