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Orson Hyde Memorial Garden *

The Orson Hyde Memorial Garden is a 5.5 acre park, containing natural woodlands, on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Israel. The park features a 150-seat stone amphitheatre. The garden, designed by Lepa Yahalom and Dan Tzur, ...

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Shephelah of Judah *

The Shephelah of Judah. The Shephelah of Judah plays an important role as a buffer zone on Jerusalem’s western flank. Many biblical incidents, including those in the life of Samson ...

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Jezreel Valley *

The Jezreel Valley is a large fertile plain and inland valley in the Northern District of Israel. It is bordered to the north by the highlands of the Lower Galilee region, to the south by the Samarian highlands, to ...

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Benjamin Region and Jerusalem Approaches *

Jerusalem is a city located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea on the southern spur of a plateau in the Judaean Mountains, which include the Mount of Olives (East) and Mount Scopus (North East). ...

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History of the Jews *

Jewish history is the history of the Jews, and their nation, religion and culture. Although Judaism as a religion first appears in Greek records during the Hellenistic period (323 BCE – 31 BCE) and the earliest mention ...

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The Negev *

The Negev is a is a desert region of southern Israel which comprises approximately 12,000 square kilometers (4,633 sq mi), more than half of Israel’s total land area. Geographically it is an extension of the Sinai Desert, forming a ...

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Jerusalem Approaches South*

Jerusalem Approaches South must meet the center of Israel, on top of the Judaean mountains (700-800 m above sea level). For the past 3000 years it is one of the ...

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David Runs For His Life*

This post explores the Cave of Adullam, where David may have hidden from King Saul while on the run for his life. From there to the arid wilderness of Ein ...

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Jerusalem: 4000 Years in 5 Minutes *

During its long history, Jerusalem has been attacked 52 times, captured and recaptured 44 times, besieged 23 times, and destroyed twice. The oldest part of the city was settled in the 4th millennium ...

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