A cat enjoys the shadow of a flagpole in the Old City of Jerusalem, providing fodder for both Camera-Critters and Shadow Shot Sunday.
The complex in back of this stone is called the Muristan (bimaristan meaning "hospital" in Persian).
After the Hospitaler knights left their headquarters on the Temple Mount, they took up residence in the Muristan.
The order was founded during the First Crusade and is also known as the Order of St. John.
These knights, entrusted with caring for the health of Crusaders and pilgrims, built a hospital here.
As you can learn from the inscription, "the Grand Priory in the British Realm" followed their example in more recent times.