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Operation Black Arrow Memorial

Retaliation During the 1950s, armed Arab Palestinian terrorists known as ‘fedayeen’ attacked Israeli border villages from Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan. Reprisal actions were initiated by the Israel Defense Forces. Israeli forces carried out ...

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Ugdat HaPlada Monument

  Ugdat HaPlada Monument in Yamit The Ugdat HaPlada Monument, commemorating the casualties of the 84th Armored Division who died during the Six-Day War. The Ugda was under the command ...

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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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Mitzpe Revivim

Three Lookouts The Three Lookouts (Shloshet HaMitzpim) – Revivim, Gvulot, and Beit Eshel  – were three Jewish settlements built in the Negev desert in 1943 ostensibly to conduct geological and hydrological surveys, ...

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Sde Boker

 Ben Gurion’s Desert Home Paula and David Ben-Gurion’s desert home remains exactly as Ben-Gurion left it when he passed away in 1973. David and his wife Paula become members of ...

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Antonio Barluzzi’s Contribution to Israel

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  The architect Antonio Barluzzi (1884-1960), Italian by birth, had holy architecture in his blood. His maternal grandfather was the architect responsible for the maintenance of St. Peter’s Basilica. For many years ...

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Avdat

Avdat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was founded by Nabatean traders, the masters of those caravans as a way station on this Incense Route. At the visitor center a short film ...

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Mamshit

Mamshit National Park The 2000 year old Nabatean city of Mamshit has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is definitely worthy of this honor. Mamshit National Park is located on ...

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