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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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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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Lunenfeld-Kunin Residences for Visiting Scientists *

The Lunenfeld-Kunin Residences provide a home for visiting scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. Lunenfeld-Kunin Residences were built in 1963.  The residences were donated by the Samuel Lunenfeld Charitable Foundation ...

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Migdal Shalom Tower Tel Aviv

Migdal Shalom Tower Migdal Shalom was Israel’s first 33 story skyscraper,completed in 1965. The tower stands on the site of the Herzliya Hebrew High School. Despite the school’s architectural and historical ...

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Women on Israeli Banknotes

What do a school girl, Golda Meir, Henrietta Szold, a woman pioneer-soldier and a female kibbutznik have in common? These are the only female figures that have appeared on Israeli currency todate. ...

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Outside the Walls of Old Jaffa

Raziel St. The two parts of the street between Jerusalem Boulevard, Jaffa and the Jaffa Clock Tower were named Boutrus St. and Howard St. after two prominent Arab Jaffa families.  A ...

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Strolling in Jaffa

Jaffa is one big attraction. Whether you are looking for panoramic seascapes, biblical churches, good food (some are even Kosher), flea market antiques, artists’ colony, socially aware restaurants run by ...

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