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Ramchal Synagogue in Acco

The Jewish community of Acre had two synagogues from the 16th to 18th centuries, under Moslem rule: the Achav Synagogue and the Ramchal Synagogue. The Achav Synagogue There is a ...

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Tunisian Synagogue in Acco

 The Or Torah – “Jariva” – (Tunisian) Synagogue, Acco Acco may be famous for Crusaders, Ottoman Pashas and Rabbi Haim Luzzatto, but in my opinion the most original and unique ...

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The Kotel Tunnels

Minharot Hakotel When I recommend a visit to the Kotel Tunnels, I know what I am talking about. My co-editor of Israelandyou was a guide there for several years. I ...

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Herodian Quarter

The Herodian Quarter – The Wohl Museum of Archeology is a six-house compound, situated on the slope of the hill facing the Temple Mount. The Upper City was situated on ...

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Kidron Valley

The Kidron Valley is one of Jerusalem’s most sacred locales, due to its location between the Temple Mount and the Mount of Olives.  It runs from eastern slope of Mount Moriah ...

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The Broad Wall

The Western Wall gets all the attention, but only a couple minutes’ walk away is another wall, significantly older and arguably of greater historical (if not spiritual) significance. This is ...

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