This Year in Jerusalem!

IMG_8788Claire has arrived!  NYC to Tel Aviv, and then an hour on a bus to the BYU Jerusalem Center.  Here was the view (FROM HER BEDROOM) that greeted her there.  Wow.  I lived in Jerusalem in 1979 before the Center was built.  We lived on a kibbutz called Ramat Rachel on the outskirts of Jerusalem near Bethlehem.  I am so thrilled for Claire and all the learning and adventures that await her.  I wish I could be with her as she discovers that place that I loved so very much.

Above is a photo she sent this morning and below is the city going to bed after Shabbat.2015-9-4 BYU Jerusalem Center (2)

The Center is absolutely beautiful, with the best views in Jerusalem.IMG_8784

Here is Claire’s room.  She has 4 roommates.  There are 62 students in their group.2015-9-4 RoomShabbat Shalom.  This is where Claire will be sharing her experiences.  She’s quite good at that, so I’m really excited to hear about what she’s doing.jerusalem_center

About annlaemmlenlewis

Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words. It's nice of you to visit! To find family history stories and histories, please visit my other blog, Ann's Stories. To learn about my missionary service, please visit Our Washington Yakima Mission 2015-2018.
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