Tag: Middle East

Bedouin History in Israel

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bedouin History in Israel

Bedouins in Israel Most of the some 160,000 Negev Bedouin originally arrived at the borders of Israel from the Hejaz, a region in the north of the Arabian Peninsula from where they migrated between the 14th and 18th centuries. Some also descended generations ago from African slaves. Unlike the Bedouin in the Negev and Central regions, […]

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Bedouins

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bedouins

Bedouins in Israel Traversing the desert route from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, one invariably catches sight of Bedouin youth herding sheep or goats and Bedouin women bearing a basket on their heads … not to mention the sign advertising camel rides, under the supervision of camel-smart Bedouins. Bedouins of Israel are a fascinating study […]

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Dead Sea Mineral Hot Springs, Spas and Beaches

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Dead Sea Mineral Hot Springs, Spas and Beaches

Yam Ha’melech – Sea of Salt The Dead Sea, one of the world’s incredible wonders, is not replicated anywhere on earth. Beautiful to view, an amazing experience to float in, no one who has visited the Dead Sea will ever forget the experience.  Set into this magnificent setting are the world class Dead Sea Spas, which […]

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Haifa Sports

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Haifa Sports

Maccabi Sports Center If you are looking for a sports center that offers a variety of activities, Haifa’s Maccabi Sports Center, the A. Offman Sport Center on the Leo Baeck Campus, and the Sportan all have pools, saunas, and Jacuzzis. Offman also has a children’s pool, gym and tennis courts. For further information call (04) 833-1080. Maccabi […]

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Mount Carmel and Haifa Nature Reserves

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mount Carmel and Haifa Nature Reserves

Mount Carmel (Har Carmel) Mount Carmel, Har Carmel in Hebrew, means the mountain of G-d’s vineyard. Blessed with an abundance of rain, high humidity, and the many evergreen trees that grow there, these mountains were given the nickname of the evergreen mountain. Har Carmel stretches from the Menashe Plateau in the south to the Haifa Bay […]

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Eilat Water Sports and Extreme Water Sports

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Eilat Water Sports and Extreme Water Sports

Extreme Water Sports While many tourists go to Eilat just to soak up sun on the beach and swim, Eilat offers a wealth of water sport and extreme sport activities that are action-packed ways to spend the day. Eilat’s favorable climate of year-round sunshine, beautiful Red Sea location, and the relative quiet of the sea waters make it […]

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Golan Heights

| December 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
Golan Heights

The Golan Heights The tourist industry thrives in Golan Heights Israel, home of the famous Hamat Gader Hot Springs and more. Its incredible beauty and natural phenomena attract hikers, nature lovers, and anyone who enjoys a break from the city in a delightful climate. Plan to include Golan Israel on your next trip – you won’t be disappointed! […]

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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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Mary of Nazareth

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mary of Nazareth

St. Mary of Nazareth The most important Christian holy sites designate locations where it is believed events laid out in the Gospel occurred. The Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth is no exception. This house of worship marks the traditional site of Mary’s house. Mary was 14 when, according to the Gospel, the archangel Gabriel told […]

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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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