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Atlit-Yam *

Atlit-Yam provides the earliest known evidence for an agro-pastoral-marine subsistence system on the Levantine coast. Atlit Yam is an ancient submerged Neolithic village off the coast of Atlit, Israel. The site is dated to the final Pre-Pottery Neolithic B site of Atlit Yam, carbon-dated dates are between 6900 and 6300 BCE. The site lies around 10 m beneath the current sea level and covers an area of 40,000 m².

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Achzivland *

Achzivland is a micronation, the brainchild of Eli Avivi, an Iranian-born Jew, whose family moved to Palestine in the 1930s. In 1952, Avivi settled near the ancient port city of Achziv , an ancient settlement on the Mediterranean coast, and the ruined village of Az-Zib

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Hermit House, Herzliya *

Hermit House is an earthen residence situated on the limestone cliff under Apollonia National Park overlooking the Mediterranean near the Sidna Ali Mosque in Herzliya, 15 kilometres North of modern Tel Aviv.

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Gva׳ot Eden – Eden Hills גבעות עדן *

At the end of the 1980s, Kfar Saba-born, New York-raised Jake Leibovitz, an American businessman who lives in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Rehavia, launched a plan to build “Beverly Hills” in Israel with a religious character near Jerusalem

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Manahat – Malha *

The site of the Manahat - Malha Caananite Bronze Age villages is situated on the southern slopes of a hill - Giv'at Massua - near the bank of Nahal Refa'im (Heb., Refa'im Valley), some 6 km. southwest of the Old City of Jerusalem, on the ancient road which led from the Coastal Plain to the Judean Hills and Jerusalem.

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Tomb of Samuel – Nebi Samwil *

Nebi Samwil – النبي صموئيل‎ is the site of a Biblical town and a Crusader fortress. A succession of buildings were erected at the top of the hill, which changed ...

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Byzantine Churches in the Negev *

Securing their trade routes, the Nabateans built Byzantine Churches in the Negev in stations on the the main routes at Kurnub (Mamshit), Shivta and Avdat. Nabateans In the first century ...

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Be’er Shema *

Located in the western Negev, some 25 km. west of Be’er Sheva, Horvat Be’er Shema (חורבת באר שמע) was a large village during the Roman-Byzantine period on the incense trade route. Its ancient name ...

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Kinneret Mystery Mound *

A stone’s throw from the Jordan River is a conical mound of stones from side to side in the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret). Israeli scientists puzzle over how an ancient stone ...

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