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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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Martyrius Monastery

St. Martyrius Monastery

When the new town of Ma’ale Adumim was built in the Judean hills east of Jerusalem, (1982-85) the remains of the large Byzantine Monastery of Martyrius were uncovered on a ...

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The Monastery of St. Euthymius

The Monastery of St. Euthymius

Khan al-Ahmar – Monastery of St. Euthymius The Eastern Orthodox Monastery of St. Euthymius ((Khan el-Ahmar) ) is a 5th C AD monastery in Mishor Adummim, on the road from Jerusalem ...

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Maon Synagogue

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The Maon Synagogue The famous Maon Synagogue was found in an archaeological site in the Negev Desert close to Horvat Maon near Kibbutz Nirim. This is the site of the Hellenistic city ...

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The Church of the Nativity

No better time to take a virtual visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem than the day before Christmas! UNESCO inscribed this church on the World Heritage List ...

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Tel Itstaba

Tel Itstaba

Many remains of a settlement from the Hellenistic period were uncovered in Tel Itstaba, near Beit Shan, including a residential section and a large public building. Tel Itstaba is not open ...

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The Good Samaritan Museum

Good Samaritan Inn

  The museum at the Good Samaritan Inn archeological site by Ma’ale Adumim is the only mosaic museum in the country and one of only three in the world. The Inn of ...

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Tunisian Synagogue in Acco

Tunisian Synagogue 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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Beit Alpha Synagogue

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 Beit Alpha – בית אלפא – Mosaic Floor  The ancient synagogue of Beit alpha, dated to the Byzantine period, was a 20m x 14M building. It was covered across its entire ...

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Hamat Gader

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Hamat Gader – חמת גדר, today a most popular family tourism site in Israel, combines unique recreational experiences, attractions and activities for families, groups and couples in luxurious facilities. The ...

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