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Hamat Tverya National Park *

Synagogue Restoration

What is the difference between Hamat Tiberias (Hamat Tverya) and Tiberias (Tverya)? Hamat Tverya National Park is in the ancient village of Hamat. Hamat [not to be confused with Al-Hama] ...

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Horvat Minya – Horvat Minnim*

Decoration_at_Umayyad_Palace_at_Khirbat_ul_Minya

Horvat Minya – Horvat Minnim in the Umayyad Period Horvat Minya – Horvat Minnim is the only Umayyad Arabic archaeological site in Israel with remains above the ground. Horvat Minya ...

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Al Omari Mosque Tiberias *

The Great Mosque Tiberias

Al Omari Mosque Tiberias Daher al-Omar (1689/90 – 21 August 1775) built “The Great Mosque Tiberias” in 1743 in Khan square in the heart of the old city of Tiberias. ...

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Old Synagogues Tiberias *

Etz Chaim Synagogue Tiberias

The old synagogues Tiberias (Tverya) are a group of synagogues situated in the old city of Tiberias, Israel, that date from the 18th and 19th centuries. Not all of the ...

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Ein Karem – Miriam’s Well*

Ein Karem

Panorama of Ein Karem from the Church of the Visitation The village of Ein Karem in Judaea not far from Jerusalem was mentioned several times in the Bible (Jeremiah 6:1; Nehemiah ...

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