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Akko’s ancient harbor exposed

Akko's harbor is considered the largest and most important in the country in the Hellenistic period. In archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is conducting at the foot of Akko’s southern seawall, installations were exposed that belong to a harbor that was operating in the city already in the Hellenistic period (third-second centuries BCE) and was the most important port in Israel at that time.The finds were discovered during the course of archaeological excavations being carried out as part of the seawall conservation project undertaken by the Old Akko Development Company and underwritten by the Israel Lands Administration.The first evidence…
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Rosh Pina: Israel’s first village

  Now a thriving and picturesque artists' colony, Rosh Pina was the site of two not-so-successful farming ventures in pre-state times.   By Avigayil Kadesh Ask most people what was the first Jewish settlement in modern Israel, and most will say Petah Tikva. However, three months before Petah Tikva was founded in 1878, eighteen religious Jews from Safed (Tzfat) decided to embark on a Zionist farming enterprise and walked 90 minutes to the slopes of Mt. Canaan to build a new settlement, taking advantage of the area’s three natural springs. They called it Gai Oni. “They didn’t want to beg…
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1,600 year-old bathhouse discovered in Judean hills

  The bathhouse may have been used by an inn situated on an ancient road that ran through the southern Ayalon Valley, and it might also have been part of a wealthy country estate In the wake of work carried out by the Mekorot water company near Moshav Tarum, an excavation conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority uncovered a bathhouse apparently used by the owners of a wealthy estate or an inn on an ancient road.Remains of an ancient bathhouse dating to the Byzantine period were exposed during work being conducted on the modern water infrastructure near Moshav Tarum in…
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Off-the-beaten-track tourist sites in Israel

An underground bullet factory, a series of prehistoric caves, beachside biking, an experiential museum - it's all here. By Ariel BlumIsraelis are the consummate explorers. Whether they're traveling overseas to exotic locations (Thailand, India and South America are today's hotspots), or inside the country, the people of Israel are passionate about digging up the most unusual, off-the-beaten-track adventures. And that enthusiasm is infectious: Given the country's small size, visitors to Israel increasingly want to go beyond the Israel Museum, Masada and the Tel Aviv boardwalk.This almost mischievous devotion to sniffing out the next big thing is inculcated from a young…
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Nazareth: Ancient city, modern appeal

The Galilee home of Jesus is a hub for Christian tourism, eco-tourism, hiking paths, new hotels and attractions.   By Avigayil KadeshA parade of 120 classic cars down the main street of Nazareth in mid-September was not the usual sort of event in this Israeli Christian tourism hot spot. But the two-day show and festival - sponsored by the municipality, the Five Club and the Nazareth Cultural and Tourism Association (NCTA) - highlights how Nazareth is growing as a general destination for Israelis and foreigners alike. The Galilean childhood home of Jesus is one of the largest Arab cities in…
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