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City of Katzrin

September 13th 2010

The City of Katzrin was established in 1977 and is the largest Israeli settlement located in the Golan Heights. Individuals can visit the Katzrin Ancient Village which displays the archeological findings of a Jewish agricultural village around during the Mishnaic period that was destroyed in the Golan earthquake of 749, including an ancient synagogue and […]

Tel Hazor National Park

September 13th 2010

Tel Hazor National Park is located between Metula and Rosh Pina. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this national park is home to one of the most significant cities in ancient times due to its designation as a major trade route in the Near East. Tel Hazor is also rich in biblical history, as the land […]

Agamon Ha-Hula

September 13th 2010

The Agamon HaHula, which means “Little Hula Lake” is situated in the southern region of the Hula Valley and attracts a variety of birds to the wetlands and is considered a very prominent bird watching site. Visitors are able to learn about the migration, courting, and nesting of the birds, as well as other animals […]

Qumran National Park

September 13th 2010

The ancient settlement of Qumran is known as the spot where the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest biblical books to be unearthed, were found in 1947. Qumran was built in 150 BCE; it was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE, yet to this day, much of the stonework has remained intact, thus revealing a […]

Achziv National Park

September 12th 2010

Sea turtles, beaches, the ancient Jewish tribe of Asher and overnight camping all come together at Achziv National Park. Located along the northern coast, a five minute drive from the city of Nahariya and on the way to Rosh Hanikra, Achziv was an ancient city. It is mentioned in both the Talmud and the Mishna […]

Beit Guvrin National Park

March 9th 2010

Beit Guvrin National Park is best known for the hundreds of caves that were dug here by hand in ancient times. Nature created the hillside in a soft, chalky substance and covered them with a layer of rock, known as nari. The caves are the result of human hands that created underground open spaces within […]