Dominic’s Reflections on the Old City

We live about an 8 minute walk from Jerusalem’s Old City (the Jaffa Gate entrance).  To the boys, it has been a place they often only begrudgingly go – to get their haircuts, to buy coffee beans, to eat some falafel, or do some birthday shopping. Telling them “we are going to run to the Old City” elicits the same types of reactions as when I was told as a kid we were going grocery shopping.  I always respond that some day they will appreciate that they “had” to go there so often. I guess somewhere along the way, the message sank in as Dominic came home from school this week with the below:

Dominic Old City

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