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Damascus Gate

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Damascus Gate

Damascus Gate – Old City Jerusalem The most ornate and beautiful gate in the Old City is Damascus Gate, the closest entryway to the Old City of Jerusalem from the neighborhoods of Meah Shearim and Beit Yisrael. Since Roman times, Damascus Gate (known in Hebrew as Nablus Gate – Shaar Shechem) has been the most important gate of the city.  Named for the cities it leads […]

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Timna Park

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Timna Park

Timna Park Copper Mines Have you ever looked admiringly at beautiful copper jewelry or utensils and wondered how copper was made? Did you ever wonder where copper came from? At Timna Park, situated 25 km north of Eilat, Israel, site of the world’s first copper mine, are ancient smelting pots and mine shafts that are thousands […]

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Old City Jerusalem

| July 18, 2012 | 2 Comments
Old City Jerusalem

Jerusalem Old City Ramparts Walk Instead of seeing Jerusalem’s Old City from the ground, why not take a walk along the Old City walls to get a different perspective?  The Ramparts Walk is a self-guided tour made up of two parts—the northern walk and the southern walk; both start on different sides of Jaffa Gate. Northern […]

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About the Dead Sea

| July 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
About the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea In Israel Wondering what to do at the Dead Sea? Located around the Dead Sea are several national parks which provide an opportunity to explore Israel’s natural beauty. Each has its own history and points of interest. While you likely won’t have time to visit them all, many of the parks are located in close […]

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