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Beer Sheva

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beer Sheva

Beer Sheva: The City of Abraham The southern Israeli city Beer Sheva is the capital of the Negev Desert. Together, Beer Sheva and the Negev make up 60% of Israel’s land mass. Beer Sheva History Beer Sheva is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, and archaeological finds show that this area was inhabited since […]

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Things to Do in Beer Sheva

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Things to Do in Beer Sheva

Beer Sheva Culture, Music and the Arts Looking for things to do in Beer Sheva? Beer Sheva is Israel’s city of the future, as so many major projects, attractions and new museums are in the making. It is well worth visiting for its theater, orchestra, and the Be’er Sheva Art Experience. Beer Sheva Museums In the Old City, […]

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Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

| December 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

Bethlehem of the Galilee The beautiful Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is the site for several nearby towns, such as Nazareth, Cana, Bethlehem Galilee, and Sephoris (Tzippori), which appeal to both Jews and Christians. These very scenic areas offer amazing photo opportunities, so don’t forget to bring your camera. For Christians, visiting these sites can be combined with touring other Christian […]

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Bethlehem

| December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethlehem

City of Bethlehem Bethlehem, located just south of Jerusalem, was first mentioned in the Bible as the burial place for Jacob’s (Yaakov’s) beloved wife, Rachel, who died after giving birth to their second son, Benjamin. Her tomb, known to locals as Kever Rachel, can be visited there today.Located in the area allotted to the tribe of Judah, or Yehuda, Bethlehem is where  King David, the great grandson […]

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Sea of Galilee Map

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee Map

North Shore Sea of Galilee: Korazim, Tabgha, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes and Beit Saida If you look at a map of the Sea of Galilee you will find many sites around the northern lake shore of the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret, that are the archaeological remains of several towns and places where many important events […]

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Sea of Galilee

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee

Lake Kinneret, Tiberias, Mount Arbel, Migdal, Ginossar The beautiful area around Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is where most of the events are said to have taken place during the three years of the Christian Savior’s ministry. If you are looking for a great vacation combined with a chance to see historical, archaeological, religious and nature […]

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Tomb of the Patriarchs Hebron

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tomb of the Patriarchs Hebron

Hebron Eighth Wonder of the World The Herodian edifice built over the Tomb of the Patriarchs is the eighth wonder of the world. It is one of the largest and oldest Jewish places of prayer on earth, and today, 2,000 years after its construction, the Jewish People make full use of the edifice, for both […]

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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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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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