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Discover Hidden Treasures at the Emeq Zurim Sifting Project in Jerusalem

June 18, 2018

The Temple Mount Sifting Project, under the auspices of Bar-Ilan University and with the support of the City of David Foundation and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, was initiated in response to the illegal removal of tons of earth from the Temple Mount by the Islamic Waqf in 1999 without any archaeological supervision. The […]

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Shavuot Holiday (Pentecost)

May 16, 2018

Shavuot Blog This week we are celebrating Shavuot Holiday. Shavuot is known as the Feast of Weeks in English or Pentecost in Ancient Greek. The holiday is one of the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. It marks the conclusion of the Counting of the Omer, and its date is directly linked to that of Passover. The […]

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Israel 70th Independence Celebrations

April 16, 2018

The declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel took place on May 14, 1948, the day in which the British Mandate over Palestine expired. The ceremony was held in the Tel Aviv Museum (today known as Independence Hall), but was not widely publicized as it was feared that the British Authorities might attempt […]

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Be’er Sheva – Blog by Guest Writer – Journalist Nathan Jeffay

March 15, 2018

Nathan Jeffay covers the Middle East as a journalist for newspapers in the US, UK and Australia, writing on everything from terrorism to technology. He gives lectures and workshops on a range of topics which can be part of any Amiel Tours itinerary — as well as speaking internationally. Follow him on Facebook via @nathanonisrael […]

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