Wednesday, May 16, 2018

1st century synagogue sand for sale


Situation is too complicated for me to blog about, so today let's have a simple post instead.

For ABC Wednesday   S is for  tiny bottles of Sea of Galilee water and corked bottles of synagogue sand.
Only 8 shekels.
At the Magdala gift shop for pilgrims and tourists.


Dr. Anita Sabat said...

S for souvenir too !
Interesting bottles for gifting :)
A splendid sailing ship indeed!
- Anita, Street Procession- Sahi Jatra at Odisha, India

ABC Wednesday said...

I sure would love to own one of each ;-)

Have a splendid, ♥-warming ABC-Wednes-day / -week
♫ M e l ☺ d y ♪ (ABC-W-team)

William Kendall said...

The song Sand and Water comes to mind.

Dina said...

William, you mean this song?
I hear it for the first time now. And like it. Thanks.

Melody, you remind me that little things like earth and water of the Holy Land are precious to those who are far away, while we in Israel just take them for granted.

Dr. Anita, the "Jesus boat" that was found just south of Magdala is now in a museum of a kibbutz on the shore of Sea of Galilee.

Alice said...

What a nice gift for Folks to bring home with them.

Ann said...

I would love to have the Sea of Galilee water, someday If I get to visit. My BIL was baptized there last year.

Powell River Books said...

Probably very handy to have those items in the gift shop. - Margy

Sandi said...

Is it real?

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Yes, I would buy a whole bunch of those bottles of sand and water to give to friends. Best wishes to you, Dina. :-)
The View from the Top of the Ladder

Kelleyn Rothaermel said...

Guess there is a market for everything! Loved our visit to Isreal. I tell everyone it is the only country I haven't gotten food poisoning in!

Roger Owen Green said...

Very entrepreneurial!

Karl Demetz said...

Business is business and tourists buy everything....
I heard that in Naples (Italy) they sell small bottles with the air of Naples (aria di Napoli).