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Tomb of the Virgin Mary

Church of the Assumption

The Church of the Sepulchre of Saint Mary (the mother of Jesus)  or the Tomb of the Virgin Mary, is a Christian tomb at the foot of Mount of Olives in the Kidron Valley. It is also called the Church of the Assumption. In the second half of the 14th century Franciscan friars rebuilt the church. The Greek Orthodox clergy executed a Palm Sunday ...

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Weizmann Institute

Weizmann, Rehovot

Machon Weizmann is a public research university in Rehovot, Israel which offers only graduate and postgraduate tutelage in the sciences. Visitors Center Coordinate your visit ahead of time, whether arriving individually or in a group. To prearrange a visit, call + 972 (0) 8-934-4499 or email  visitors.center@weizmann.ac.il. Curiousity Room Multi-media presentation on the floor, below the floor and on the ...

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Hebron

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 TIPH Hebron is different than all other cities in the Judaea and Samaria (the West Bank). This is the only city with a Jewish presence, sitting on a Jewish national monument – the Cave of the Patriarchs. All other West Bank cities have big red signs with white letters posting that Israelis are forbidden to enter. Hebron, on the other ...

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Jaffa Attractions

Jaffa

Kedumim Square Sometimes written Quedumim Square, this is the approach to all Jaffa Attractions  – St. Peter’s Church, the Jaffa Visitors’ Center, the Zodiac Fountain and Park Hapisga. The Zodiac Fountain The fountain was created by the sculptors Varda Ghivoly and Ilan Gelber in 2011. It is located in Kedumim Square. You can see the chalkstone sculptures of the twelve zodiacs. Tour guides tell ...

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9 Tips for a Trip to Israel

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Look, I have been living happily in Israel for over 50 years, so I feel that I have the right to lend you my advice and 9 tips for a trip to Israel. If you your own tips to offer, send them to IsraelandYou and we will pass them on to all our readers. 1. Water: The water in Israel ...

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Le Cardo

Le Cardo en Jerusalem

Le Cardo Un exemple de cardo est celui de l’antique Jérusalem (comme Metz, Paris, Reims et Toulouse. Après la répression de la révolte juive de 70 par les troupes de Titus, l’empereur Hadrien entreprit la reconstruction de Jérusalem sur le modèle romain en la renommantÆlia Capitolina, et les nouveaux plans de la ville incorporaient un cardo avec colonnades allant du nord au sud. Ce cardo fait encore aujourd’hui ...

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  • Weizmann, Rehovot

    Weizmann Institute

    Machon Weizmann is a public research university in Rehovot, Israel which offers only graduate and postgraduate tutelage in the sciences. Visitors Center Coordinate your visit ahead of time, whether arriving individually or in a group. To prearrange a visit, call + 972 (0) 8-934-4499 or email  visitors.center@weizmann.ac.il. Curiousity Room Multi-media ...

    Read More »
  • Jaffa

    Jaffa Attractions

  • Le Cardo en Jerusalem

    Le Cardo

  • Turtledove Square

    Ness Ziona

  • Museum of Rishon Lezion

    Rishon Lezion