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Old Mishmar Hayarden

The Battle of Mishmar Hayarden Mishmar HaYarden was a moshava (a Jewish settlement not aligned with socialist parties) that was established in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel during the First Aliyah. It was destroyed during ...

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Palestine Tourism

  These “chutzpadik” videos share a fantasy view of Palestine, touting a cultural and natural heritage and the spirit of a Palestinian people:- all from the point of view of ...

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Maccabean Graves

Kivrei Hamaccabim There is no doubt today that the ‘official’ location of the Maccabean graves at Kubur al-Yahud situated on the northern side of Road 443, near Modi’in, is not the real site. ...

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Which Language is Correct?

Road signs in Israel must be in the three official languages of the country: Hebrew, Arabic and English. The American architect of the Ben Gurion 2000 International Airport Project “forgot” ...

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Yehiam Convoy

Shayeret Yehiam The Yehiam Convoy Memorial commemorates the soldiers who fell during the Israeli War of Independence while attempting to help the besieged people of kibbutz Yehiam. It was right here where the ...

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Har Bental

Golan Volcanos Bental is not a tel (archaeological mound). It is a volcano, or was a volcano, and so should be called Mount Bental, or Har Bental. Mount Bental is a ...

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Tel el Ful

Tel el-Ful (literally, Hill of Beans) is located within the boundaries of the Jerusalem Municipality, just west of Pisgat Ze’ev in Beit Hanina, and overlooks the Arab neighborhood of Shuafat. ...

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Tel Facher

Prior to the Six Day War of 1967, Tel Facher was the strongest and most important Syrian base in the northern Golan Heights. For several decades, Syrian guns on Tel ...

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Yitzhak Rabin Terminal

The Yitzhak Rabin Terminal, formerly known as the Arava Terminal, serves as a border crossing between Israel and Jordan for Israelis and foreign tourists, with the exception of residents of ...

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