Tag: Holocaust

Netanya Promenade

| December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Netanya Promenade

  Looking for an interesting and exciting place to spend a day? Visit the Netanya Promenade, consisting of many different sections. Above the 13 kilometers of cool inviting sea and soft golden sands that make up Netanya’s long stretch of beaches, stand over 9 kilometers of beach promenade. The sandstone cliffs that separate the town […]

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Synagogues in Netanya

| December 26, 2012 | 2 Comments
Synagogues in Netanya

Shabbat in Netanya Netanya starts to wind down on Friday afternoon in order to get ready for the Sabbath. Many shops close and public transportation (buses and trains) stop shortly before Shabbat begins and will only start again about an hour after sundown when Shabbat finishes. Until then, the only means of transportation available is taxis. Although known primarily […]

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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 Netanya

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Things to Do in Netanya

Netanya Attractions One great way to see the many attractions in Netanya and get an overview of the city is to take the new double-decker bus. It runs six days week (not on Shabbat), its route covering many famous and interesting destination points within the city. Tour information is provided via supplied earphones and includes explanations in five languages, including […]

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Laniado Hospital

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Laniado Hospital

Laniado Hospital in Netanya, Israel The Sanz Laniado Hospital in north Netanya is a frequent choice for overseas patients. It is unique in that it is the only hospital in Israel running strictly according to Halacha (Jewish law). No hospital staff is even allowed to strike in order to prevent suffering that this would cause patients. Israel has […]

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Netanya

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Netanya

Nathan Strauss: How Netanya Got its Name The popular coastal resort of Netanya is named after the American Jewish philanthropist Nathan Strauss, co-owner of the famous Macy’s store in New York, who became a staunch supporter of Israel, then Palestine, when he made his first trip here in 1912. Strauss always strongly supported child welfare organizations and […]

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Holocaust Museum Israel: Yad Vashem

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Holocaust Museum Israel: Yad Vashem

Holocaust Museum Israel If you have never before visited the Holocaust Museum Israel (Yad Vashem) or haven’t been back since your first visit to Israel, then it’s time to drive to Mount Herzl at the edge of the Jerusalem Forest to experience the Holocaust Museum that was redesigned, updated, and rededicated in 2005. The new campus of the […]

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