Posts by: Aaron Fin

The city is located at the altitude of 2,790 feet (850 meters) and is most probably Israel’s highest town as well as its coldest one. In Hebrew, the name is pronounced as “Zefat”. Safed is located at the northern part of the Galilee, north of the Sea of Galilee. The ancient city dates its importance, of being a Jewish...

Rosh Pinna is a small town, located on mount Knaa’n, in the northern part of Israel (the northern/upper Galilee), of some 2,600 inhabitants. The town is an ancient one, founded in 1882 by a small group of immigrant families from Romania, thus creating a settlement, in the lands of “nowhere”; turning it into the oldest...

The Dead Sea is a lake of salt located at the south-eastern part of Israel, near its border with Jordan. The lake is situated exactly 420m (1,385 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest location on Earth. The Dead Sea is some 380m (1,240 ft) deep; it is also the saltiest body of water in the world, with nearly...

Ra’anana is a beautiful city, located in the center of Israel; considered to be one of the most thriving and prosperous cities, some 15km from Tel Aviv. More specifically speaking, Ra’anana is located in the heart of the southern “Sharon Plain”, in central Israel with a population of nearly 70,000. It borders with...

Haifa is the biggest city in the north of Israel. It had been built on the slopes of mount Karmel. The entire vicinity includes nearly 600,000 residents. Haifa is a unique city; combining Jews, Arabs (mostly Christians) and Bahai (their center is a UN world heritage site) citizens. Haifa is known for being a major...

This southern area offers several attractions: Ben-Gurion’s Shed, Ben-Gurion’s grave, The “Zin valley ” observation point (one of the most beautiful places in Israel), The Desert Research Institute, the “Havarim” stream trek and “Ein-Ovdat”. David Ben-Gurion was the Jewish-Zionistic “Abraham Lincoln” as well as...

The “Makhtesh” is a Geological Phenomenon that is unique to the Middle Eastern parts, which had been created due to the erosion of a Mountain that had been filled with soft stone. The Phenomenon had started about 110 million years ago. The Hebrew term of “Makhtesh” can be translated onto the English work...

Jerusalem, in Hebrew: “Yerushaláyim;” is the capital of the state of Israel and the largest city in the country. Jerusalem is a holy city to the three major religions— Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The city is located in the Judean Mountains near the Dead Sea. In Judaism, Jerusalem is considered as holy based on the...

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