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Famous Akko Prison

December 28th 2014

In the years of the British Mandate in pre-state Palestine, before the State of Israel was declared in 1948, the British government in Palestine did not take kindly to the Jewish underground resistance fighters. This is understandable, considering that the Jewish underground resistance fighters sought to rid Palestine of British rule and establish a homeland […]

Akko, Acre, the Crusader City

September 13th 2010

 Akko (also called Acco or Acre), a city that dates back over 4,000 years, is located about 14 miles north of the city of Haifa. Today, the sleepy and picturesque city provides a great opportunity to encounter the many eras of the region’s history. It is one of the most toured cities in Israel and […]