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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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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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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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David, A Man After God’s Heart*

The Bible describes that David was able to capture the Jebusite stronghold of Yevus-Jerusalem, origin of the City of David, and make it Israel’s capital. See King David’s weapons. Gain ...

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Unit 8200 *

Unit 8200 is an Israeli Intelligence Corps unit responsible for collecting signal intelligence (SIGINT), code decryption, and cyber warfare. Military publications include references to Unit 8200 as the Central Collection ...

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The Golden Age of Israel*

Enter the Gihon Spring in the City of David. Stand in the location where Solomon would have been anointed successor to David. Visit the Temple Mount Sifting Project and talk ...

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Hebrew Alphabet *

The Hebrew alphabet is an abjad script used in the writing of the Hebrew language and other Jewish languages, most notably Yiddish, Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Arabic and Judeo-Persian. An abjad is a type of writing system in which each symbol stands for a consonant, in effect leaving it ...

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