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Touring Safed

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Touring Safed

Touring Safed (Tzfat) – Where to Start? Safed known as Tzfat in Hebrew is one of Israel’s four Jewish holy cities that also include Jerusalem, Tiberias and Hebron. Located in the northern Galilee region it is known for its fresh mountain air. It has a fascinating Old City and is famous for its Artists’ Quarter.  […]

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Safed

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Safed

Introduction to Safed (Tzfat) With 27,000 permanent residents, Safed, commonly known by its Hebrew name of Tzfat, is the highest and coldest city in Israel. Safed is perched at a 2,800 foot (850 m) altitude, and occasionally visitors can enjoy tramping through a snowy white wonderland. Summer nights are usually fresh and comfortable. The climb up […]

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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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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 Holy Sites

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Haifa Holy Sites

Haifa Holy Sites: Eliyahu’s Cave Haifa’s fascinating history and the Biblical events that took place on Mount Carmel (Har HaCarmel) with Eliyahu Hanavi (Elijah the Prophet) have left their mark on the city. Eliyahu’s Cave is a Jewish holy site located on Allenby Street in the Lower Town area, not far from the beach. Tradition claims that […]

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Haifa Gardens and Zoo

| April 17, 2013 | 1 Comment
Haifa Gardens and Zoo

Haifa Gardens Haifa is blessed with so much natural beauty. Home to Mount Carmel (Har Carmel in Hebrew) and situated along the beautiful coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Haifa is also home to many gardens and parks, as well as the Haifa zoo. Bahai Gardens The most popular Haifa attraction is the gold-domed Shrine of the Bab, surrounded […]

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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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Visit Hebron Israel

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Visit Hebron Israel

Hebron Israel Most people are surprised to learn that nearly half a million visitors – men,women, and children – visit Hebron in Israel each year. Here’s how to travel to Hebron (aka Hevron) and what you can do as you visit one of the four holy cities of Israel. Three Ways to Visit Hebron Israel 1. Tomb of the […]

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