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Nabi Musa by Air Drone *

Grave Nabi Musa
Photo:Md iet

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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Aramaic in Israel

Maronite Bible and Jerusalem Talmud

Meet Shadi Khalloul Did you know that there is a revival of Aramaic in Israel. It seems that Maronite Christians in Israel share a common Biblical heritage with Judaism and are ardent ...

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Abel Beth Maacah *

Photo: Tel Abel Beth Maacah Excavations

Tell Abil el-Qameh Tell Abil el-Qameh is a 100-dunam site, located 4.5 miles west of Tel Dan and 1.2 miles south of Metulla on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon. The ...

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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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