Farewell to Jerusalem
Jerusalem is a holy city for the three world religions. There is no other place on earth where God is so remembered. Orthodox pilgrims from Russia in recent centuries have…

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What to see in Israel first
Israel is a sunny country, in which I want to return again and again. This place is shrouded in a pleasant and mysterious atmosphere. Tourists who come here for the…

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City of the world: Jerusalem
Translated from Hebrew, Jerusalem - "city of peace." Here are five more reasons to come to Jerusalem. Security What I like about the Israelis is thoroughness. Some will call it…

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Israel: the sublime and the earthly

Israel is a state in the Middle East, formed on May 14, 1948 in accordance with the UN separation plan of Palestine. The capital is Jerusalem. The main economic and cultural center is Tel Aviv. The population is more than 6 million people. About 80% are Jews, about 17% are Arabs, the rest are representatives of other nationalities: Druze, Bedouins, Circassians, Russians, etc. It borders on Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt. From the west it is washed by the Mediterranean Sea, from the south by the Red Sea, in the southeast there is a unique drainless salt lake – the Dead Sea. Almost half of the south of the country is the Negev desert, a significant part of the territory is the mountainous chains of Galilee, Samaria and Judea. More than half of the population lives on the Coastal Plain along the Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading

Franciscan Order in the Holy Land
But only the Order of the Franciscans earned the right to be called the Keepers of the Holy Land, and its founder, Francis of Assisi, wore the stigmata from the…

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Israel Attractions
Tomb of the Virgin (Jehoshaphatova Valley) Christian Shrine Tomb of the Virgin Empress Elena (mother of Emperor Constantine the First) built a church in 326, which was able to survive…

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Caesarea - the city that Herod built
We were about to meet Caesarea, an ancient port built by King Herod and now located about 40 km from Tel Aviv. As soon as you enter the territory of…

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Tel Aviv - Jaffa
Kilometers of sandy beaches, the golden coast, on which the waves of the turquoise blue Mediterranean Sea gently roll. Daily catch at the fishing port, open-air cafe on green glades…

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