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Givat Zaid

Alexander Zaid – Givat Zaid – גבעת זייד On the top of the Givat Zaid hill, the center of the ancient city, is a modern bronze statue of Alexander Zaid riding ...

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Katzrin

Ancient Qatzrin Park – קצרין העתיקה The ruins of the ancient Jewish Talmudic Village of Katzrin (Katsrin or Qatzrin)  are located in the central Golan, some 13 km. northeast of the ...

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Gamla

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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Metzad Ateret

Jacob’s Ford by Metzad Ateret The crossing, known as Jacob’s Ford in ancient times, had settlements around it. Archaeological remains found in the area date to the lower Paleolithic, or Stone Age period ...

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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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Rujm el Hiri

Gilgal Rephaim Sixteen kilometers east of the Sea of Galilee in the western part of the historic Bashan plain of the Golan Heights , Israel are the ruins of a most ...

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Tel Dan National Park

View Larger Map Tel Dan National Park – תל דן is located between Kiryat Shmona and the Golan Heights. At  Tel Dan you get two attractions for the price of one. ...

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Umm el Kanatir

Umm al-Qanatir – אום אל קנטיר One archaeological site on the Golan Heights that is free and easily accessible by car is Umm el Kanatir, which means “Mother of the Arches” ...

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Khirbet Qeiyafa

During the past 30 years, the biblical narrative relating to the establishment of a kingdom in Biblical Judah has been much debated. Were David and Solomon historical rulers of an ...

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