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100 years to the Bauhaus school

February 17, 2019

2019 marks 100 years to the Bauhaus school. Bauhaus is known in Israel primarily as an architectural style, but it is an institution that has brought about a significant change in design and architecture in the 20th century. During its 14 years of existence in 1919-1933, Bauhaus formulated universal principles for design, combining art and […]

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The Judean Desert – the Land of Monasteries

December 16, 2018

“The Desert of the Holy City” is a book written by Yizhar Hirschfeld, an archaeologist who studied the Byzantine period in the Judean Desert. This name describes the Judean Desert best – so close and yet so far from Jerusalem, the holy city. The caves in the rock served as retreats, the water springs were […]

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Naharayim at Gesher – a Place to Remember

November 18, 2018

Gesher = Bridge in English At the end of a winding road, passing through fields, date plantations and fish ponds, and facing the Gilead Mountains, lies a hidden gem. This is a strategic point by the banks of the Jordan River, with three impressive ancient bridges left to us by 3 empires that ruled the […]

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