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Israel Handbell Tour – Day 7

Hello all!  Today was a great day and it is now late.  So with that said, I am going to summarize the day: We began early and visited the St. Anne Church and Pools of Bethseda in the Old City of Jerusalem.  Great acoustics in the church…we sang VENI EMMANUEL and it was heavenly. We then read more…

Israel Handbell Festival – Day 6

Today was a relaxing and very interesting day, especially after the past couple of busy ones. Beginning at 9:00 (what a luxury!), we left for the Negev Desert and Dead Sea area. The first stop was at Qumran, the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947. Qumran was home from 150 BC read more…

Israel Handbell Festival, April 6 – Day 1

Well, all are here (with one exception whose flight was cancelled…don’t you love the airlines!)!  Group USA arrived about 40 minutes early (great tailwind in the upper stratosphere) and Group Canada arrived on time.  Group Hong Kong arrived yesterday, along with several others.  So, with the one exception, we are good to go.  All are read more…

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Israel Handbell Festival Blog – We are almost ready to begin our great adventure! Check back on Sunday, April 7 for the first posting.