I should be in Jerusalem tonight. I say that not because I’m a particularly religious man, but because I literally was scheduled to sleep in the City of David tonight.
Our two-week visit was to highlight the contrast between ancient and modern Israel, from historic sites and synagogues to modern cuisine and technology. We were to spend a week in Jerusalem, three days in Northern Israel, and the final four days in Tel Aviv and beach towns like Caesarea.
The visit was supposed to kick off with an El Al flight from LAX to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) on Monday, October 9, departing at 11AM PST.
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