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Safed Israel Parks and Gardens

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Safed Israel Parks and Gardens

Citadel Park, Safed Within walking distance from the city center and the highest point in Safed, the Citadel Park offers a breathtaking view, as well as an archeological park and ideal site for family picnics and barbecues. Take a deep breath from the summit, and survey Mount Meron, Mount Tabor, and the Kinneret (Sea of […]

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Things to Do in Safed

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Things to Do in Safed

Things to do in Safed Israel With the help of a map and this guide, you’re well on your way to getting the most from your Tzfat (Safed) experience. Depending on your personal preference, of course, quality tour guides are available. All over the central area of Safed you will find signs providing  historical commentary […]

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Jerusalem for Kids

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jerusalem for Kids

Jerusalem with Kids Israel is one of the world’s most child friendly countries and there are a wealth of attractions such as zoos, amusement parks, water parks, science museums and children’s playgrounds in every corner of the country. Jerusalem is especially a paradise for children. Bloomfield Science Museum The Bloomfield Science Museum near the Hebrew […]

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Western Wall Tunnels

| April 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
Western Wall Tunnels

The Western Wall, the Kotel Almost every first-time visitor to Jerusalem visits the Western Wall – the piece of the retaining wall of the magnificent Second Jewish Temple built more than 2,000 years ago. But the section of the Western Wall where we pray today is only a small visible segment (about 200 feet, 60 […]

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Hebron

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hebron

Cave of Machpela The Cave of Machpela, burial place of the ancestors of the Jewish People, is Judaism’s second most significant site, following the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. According to Rabbinic sources, the  Machpela Cave is the threshold of the Garden of Eden, and all prayers from the entire world pass through it on their […]

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Haifa City

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Haifa City

Haifa Israel Neighborhoods The city of Haifa encourages new immigrants and returning Israelis to settle there by offering them special benefits. Haifa offers all kinds of housing possibilities and is the most reasonably priced of Israel’s three major cities. For further information Email: haifa1@haifa.muni.il In general, housing prices in the downtown areas are lower. The higher […]

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Shopping and Restaurants in Ashkelon

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Shopping and Restaurants in Ashkelon

Ashkelon Shopping Malls Ashkelon has some good shopping malls and great gourmet restaurants. A very fascinating shopping and restaurant area is in the Old City of Migdal, where all kinds of interesting architectural buildings with arches and courtyards abound. Here you can combine a shopping spree with a tour of the museum, art galleries, and […]

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Ashkelon Excavations

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ashkelon Excavations

Ashkelon National Park: Tel Ashkelon Ashkelon is one of the world’s oldest cities and the remains of about 20 cities buried one on top of another have been found at Tel Ashkelon, dating from 3500 BCE to 1500 CE – about 5,000 years. The remains at Tel Ashkelon are within the boundaries of Ashkelon National Park, […]

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Ashkelon

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ashkelon

Ashkelon Israel Ashkelon is a beautiful beach town on Israel’s southern Mediterranean coast. The name is derived from the Hebrew word shekel, a weight. In ancient Egypt Ashekelon was referred to as Askala or Askanu. The Romans called it Ascalonia. It is located just 8 miles (13 km) from the Gaza border. Ashkelon has 7.5 miles (12 […]

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Ashdod Port

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ashdod Port

Ashdod Israel The Ashdod Port, which opened November 3, 1965, is now the most important port in Israel. Originally the only ports were at Haifa and Eilat, but the need soon became apparent for a major port that could handle larger cargoes and was closer to the commercial hub of the country. In 1954, the […]

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