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Nabi Musa by Air Drone *

Grave Nabi Musa
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Nabi Musa – نبي موسى‎ Israeli and Palestinian Sunni Muslims celebrated at Nabi Musa an annual seven-day long religious festival beginning on the Friday before Good Friday in the old Greek Orthodox calendar. The festival centered on a ...

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Rimal, Gaza Synagogue *

Mosaic of David playing the harp
צילום:ד"ר אבישי טייכר

This post is wishful thinking that some day Gaza can become a tourist attraction. Rimal is the upper end higher socio-economic neighborhood where surprisingly enough there was once a Jewish ...

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Yom Kippur War 1973 *

Egyptian military trucks cross a bridge laid over the Suez Canal on October 7, 1973, during the Yom Kippur War/October War

Yom Kippur War,  Ramadan War, Tishrin War or October War On October 6, 1973, Egyptian and Syrian forces launched a coordinated attack against Israel on Jewish Holy Day of Yom ...

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Rosh Hashanah in Israel

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When is Rosh Hashanah? The month of Elul is the final month in the Jewish year. This month is a particularly propitious time for prayer, self introspection, and repentance. It ...

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Beit Oren – The Carmel Fire Memorial

Mount_Carmel_forest_fire - Aerial view of the smoke over Haifa

The Carmel Fire Memorial monument marks the “Carmel Disaster” (“אסון הכרמל”) which occurred on December 2nd 2010. There was the biggest forest fire ever in Israel. The fire broke out on ...

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Terra Sancta Museum

A cross, Christ's arm and Saint Francis' arm, a universal symbol of the Franciscans

New Archaeology Wing Jerusalem’s Terra Sancta Museum opened the doors of its brand new archaeology wing to the public on 27 June, hosting a new exhibition showcasing more than 300 ...

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The Six Day War *

Photo: Nehemia G

The Six Day War involved three distinct battlefronts: Sinai, West Bank and Golan. was the third of the Arab-Israeli wars. As usual David defeated Goliath. Israel and the territories Israel ...

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The Bahai Gardens in Haifa

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Terraces of the Bahai Gardens The Terraces of the Bahai Gardens Faith, are usually known as The Bahai Gardens  in Haifa. This is a holy place of the Bahai religion and a major ...

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