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Acre (Akko)

| July 25, 2013
Acre (Akko)

Acre: A Place to Experience Multi-Cultural History Acre, perhaps one of the most multifaceted towns in Israel, is located on the northern Mediterranean coast. Today, Jews, Christians and Muslims live, study, work and relax side by side painting a picture of harmony for all to experience. Why the Name Acre? The origin of its name […]

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Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

Old Jaffa and Caesarea The old city of Jaffa (Yafo, Jaffo) has a Biblical history beginning with King Solomon who received cedar wood from Hiram in Tyre to build the First Temple in Jerusalem. The prophet Jonah (Yonah), commanded by G-d to go to Nineveh to demand it repent, tried to run away, sailing from […]

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