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Birds of Israel

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
Birds of Israel

Birding in Israel There is no better country on earth than Israel for birding. Visitors arrive to observe millions of birds in migration, not to mention birds of Israel which can be found year round. Every year, migrations to and from Europe and Western Asia bring 300 species, approximately 500 million birds, to the skies over Israel. […]

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Atlit Israel: History of the Atlit Detention Camp

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Atlit Israel: History of the Atlit Detention Camp

Atlit Interment Camp in Pre-State Israel The detention camp at Atlit was originally a British army camp during the time of the British Mandate in pre-state Israel. Between 1933-1948, during and in the aftermath of the Nazi Holocaust, millions of Jews were slaughtered in Europe; those who were still able to were desperate to try […]

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Things to Do in Caesarea

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Things to Do in Caesarea

Things to do in Caesarea: The Ralli Museum Looking for things to do in Caesarea? There is no end of stunning architect to enjoy in this history city. Visit the Ralli, a magnificient museum,  divided into two buildings in a 40,000-square meter park; architecture very much at home in the heart of luxurious Caesarea. The building itself […]

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Kibbutz Sdot Yam and the Story of Hannah Senesh

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Kibbutz Sdot Yam and the Story of Hannah Senesh

Kibbutz Sdot Yam Next door to Caesarea, in fact just bordering it, is Kibbutz Sdot Yam. The kibbutz was originally founded in 1936, in a spot just south of Haifa, further north than its present location. It was established primarily as a buffer against the British who held the mandate to rule Israel at the […]

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Caesarea Golf Course

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Caesarea Golf Course

Caesarea Israel Golf The Caesarea golf course is the only full-sized, 18-hole golf course in all of Israel; however that is not its only claim to fame. It was designed by Pete Dye, a fact which golf enthusiasts, the Israeli government, and the Ministry of Tourism are hoping will make Israel a world center for […]

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Caesarea Beaches and Water Activities

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Caesarea Beaches and Water Activities

Caesarea Beaches One of the most delightful things about the Caesarea beaches is that they are rarely crowded. It’s almost as though no one has discovered them yet. But in fact the sea around Caesarea played a very important role approximately 2,000 years ago when Herod first turned it into an international harbor. Caesarea Israel […]

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Caesarea National Park

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Caesarea National Park

Caesarea National Park: A Multi-Media Experience Caesarea has added a layer to the historical beauty of its antiquities: a new multi-media tourist experience. But, don’t expect to be trudging through forests.  This National Park is in the middle of the city. The first stop on your virtual tour of Caesarea is a film which zips […]

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Caesarea Israel: Top Sites to Visit

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Caesarea Israel: Top Sites to Visit

Caesarea Port The port that Herod built in Caesarea, Israel, was an amazing feat of ancient civil engineering. Caesarea wasn’t really cut out to be a port. It had major maritime problems such as dangerous currents and silting problems, but Herod’s engineers built two very large breakwaters to alleviate the problem, part of which can still be […]

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Caesarea History: Caesarea Old and New

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Caesarea History: Caesarea Old and New

History of Caesarea Caesarea today is an area of fascinating extremes with two sections both well worth visiting. One section is ancient Caesarea, with the National Antiquities Park and the remains of the Roman city and port. Alongside this is the newly built multi-media tourism project which helps you understand what went on in the […]

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