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Pe 6, HERITAGE, Florida Jewish News, May 18, 1979 YOUR TOUR GUIDE THROUGH JERUSALEM JAFFA GATE - The ancient city of Jerusalem is built inside a wall that com- pletely surrounds it. One of the busiest entrances to the old city is through the Jaffa Gate, alt[aough there are six other entrances as well. HEBREW UNIVERSITY - Israel's largest university opened in 1925 on Mount Scopus. In 1954, a new cam- pus was added in west Jeru- salem. Students travel from all over the world to study at this excellent college. MONTEFIORE'S WIJVD- MILL - One of the first Jewish settlements outside of the walled old city of Jeru- salem was built 100 years ago by Sir Moses Montefiore. The neighborhood was called Yemin Moshe in his honor. ARAB MARKET- One of the most fun places to shop in Israel is the Arab market in Jerusalem. You can find all kinds of treasures - and trash - in the market. If you are clever, you can dis- cuss the prices of the goodies with the owners and get the items for much less than you first imagined. This is called "bargaining". As you bar- gain, you will have the op- portunity to meet some in- teresting people. SHRINE OF THE BOOK - In 1947, Biblical scrolls were found in a cave by the Dead Sea. Since then, wen other scrolls wcrc discow'xcd that are more than 2000 years old! The st'rolls are v.ery valuable so a special museum was built in Jerusa- lem to keep them. ('ailed the Shrine of the Book, it was built to ]oak like the pottery jars in which the Dead Sea KOTEL - The Kotel is the only part of the ancient Temple which is still stand- ing..The Kotel (which means "wall") is holy to Jews who have prayed by its stones for thousands of years. The wall has been held together all of these years without any cement! Each stone is so heavy that it holds the ones below it in place! YAD V'SHEM - The Jews who died during the Holocaust are remembered at a special place in Jerusalem, Yad V'Shcm. The memorial building is very simple, with the names of the Nazi camps on the floor, in front of a Ner Tamid (Eternal Light). Yad V'Shem also has a museum and a synagogue. DA VID "S TO WER - King David did not build David's Tower but it has his name for two reasons. One reason is that King David made Jeru- salem the capital of Israel. The other reason is that King David's casket is kept there. David's Tower is an exciting area to explore in Jerusalem. MEA SHEARIM - Mea Shearim is a neighborhood in Jerusalem where very Ortho- dox Jews liw,. Before enter- ing, men must wear kepot (head coverings) and women must not wear shorts or short sleeve blouses. No cars arc al- lowed in this n'ighborhood on Shabbat. KNESSET - The govern- ment of Israel hohls its meet- ings in the Knest huihling. In front of the Knes."t is another important sight in is- rael, the giant Menorah. The Menorah is 15-1/2 feet high and was a gift from England to israel. "l'hc Menorah is one A C ROSS-WORb PUZZLE III III , I q 5 7 I I[ ? CONGRATULATION ARIANA Tiic winner in the Jeru- salem Contest is Ariana Res- nick, age 12, from Pacific Palisades, California. Ariana's prize winning picture is on page .1 of NOAtt'S ARK. Thanks to all who entered! CLUES 1. People who ism 2. The prime Israel is 3. The agreement Israel signed Pe 4. A big helper Israel and Egyl with the letters). The .president of I Anwar el- A person who Arab country $OOK ANSWERS TO ACROSS-WORD PUZZLE i,,I3'IVSflH3 f,, PeJ plnoqs uMopu!o p Jog q& sm'lSl "6 mlqS "L qav "9 lep, S "S "V'S'fl " u!fl "g s)f'i NOAH'S ARK A magazine for Jewish children is printed monthly and distributed as a special feature of HERITAGE FLO/DA JWIH NXlNe All correspondence, Inquiries and corres- pondence should be sent to: HERITAGE P.O. Box 446 Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 Scrolls werc found, of the sy mhols of Israel. In English, "peace". In sa) In Arabic, "salaam". In sa) In Jerusalem, yot: J ews, REVIEW This month, the "Book Review" column s not books, but also about crafts and games! JERUSALEM. A drawing and coloring Goldman. Bonim Books, 1978. $1.95. This is a craft book that takes you through the most fa  the world, Jerusalem. Each page tells you about part of the city and shows you exactly how to the time you have finished, you will feel like y' back from a trip there. The directions are very will learn a lot about drawing. YOU SHC BOOK: CHILDREN OF THE WORLD PAINT Bantam Books, 1979. $6.95. Suggested for ageS Children from all over the world, ages 7-13, enter of Jerusalem in a contest. This book includes representing 27 countries. After you look at would be fun for you to paint your OWh pictur -- and after you do, send your picture to BEAUTIFUL BOOK. ROUTE TO FREEDOM: A BOARD ' Jewish Education of New York. $3.50 plus Ages 8 to adult. This game was created by Russian Jewish teenager who escaped with her rael. The game is about the problems of jews . Russia and try to leaw'.. The game board is difficult to understand at first. Once you game, the instructions don't seem that im Russia becomes marc important! Order pul)lishcr, including payment: Board of Attention: Marketing Services, 426 West 58th York, N. Y. 10019. A GOOD LEARNING AI, IYAH (A BOARD GAME). Learning Materials, Ames, Iowa..$10.00. Ages "For excellence in Hebrew studies, go "For not doing your tlebrew school homework, spaces." The idea of this well-made game America' to Israel. Some questions are hard easy. An advanced edition is available when the first edition's answers. INTERESTING, AND FUN.