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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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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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Ohn-Bar Guesthouse, Amirim

Ohn Bar Guesthouse

  Terraced gardens, fruit trees and lush greenery, shrouded in privacy, wooden cabins and suites await you in the Upper Galilee. Each unique  cabin has its own qualities. Choose your ...

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Cabins in the Mist

Cabin in the Mist Poyke

Looking for peace and quiet in a hide-away far from civilization with a panoramic view worthy of a Nobel Prize? Try out “Cabins in the Mist” (Biktot Baarfel) at  Nimrod, ...

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Nachal Zavitan

Hexagonal Pools in Nachal Zavitan

  The Yehudiya Forest Nature Reserve Shmurat Teva Yaar Yehudiya in the central Golan Heights covers 66,000 dunams (16,500 acres) and five main streams: the Meshushim, the Yehudiya, the Daliyot, the Zavitan and the ...

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Gilabun Farm Restaurant

Gilabun Farm Restaurant

Our family gathered on the Golan for a private celebration at the Gilabun Farm Restaurant near Katzrin.  We arrived after a long hike, just after they opened, but that was ...

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Nimrod Fortress


The Nimrod Fortress was considered a Crusader castle for many years until recent archaeological efforts proved that this was a mistake, as you can see below. I love the fortress ...

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Odem Forest

צילום: Yuval Nadel

Yaar Odem Odem Forest in the Golan heights, near Moshav Odem, is a stunning encounter with nature with apple and cherry orchards, deer that wander around freely, breath-taking landscapes, refreshing water ...

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The Massada of the Golan – Gamla – גמלא Gamla has it all: a dramatic saga, rugged landscape and magnificent vistas to match, and a wonderful foray into nature, including a ...

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Hermon National Park (Banias)


View Larger Map Hermon Stream Nature Reserve (Banias) In 1867, Mark Twain visited Banias and wrote in Innocents Abroad: ” The whole place has a sleepy, stupid, rural look about ...

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