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The Geography of the Land of Israel

August 16, 2018

The importance of the Land of Israel lies not only in its history, but deeply entwined in its geography. Although Israel is one of the smallest countries in the world, it lies among various geological, physiological and climatic elements, and is a connecting point between 3 continents: Europe, Asia and Africa. Mountains and plains, fertile […]

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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 […]

Categories: Israel Focus

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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