Mine Herr Hermon
We sit in Jerusalem. The beginning of March, rain outside the window, the wind blows off the bold passers-by. My interlocutor says: "I'm tired of everything, I'll go skiing tomorrow."…

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How to cross the border of Israel without control?
Now I’m not talking about the transparent border of Egypt and Israel, where the fence is only 30 km from the Gaza Strip to the south, and the second is…

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Israel Entry Rules: Tips & Warnings
Israel belongs to the category of visa-free countries not only for Russians, but also for citizens of Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia. At the moment, it is the last two countries…

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Each extra cubic meter

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

Red Sea, beautiful Eilat
And yet it came, the day of departure to Moscow! But I really wanted to stay in Eilat, even for at least a week. The first minutes after arriving at…

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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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Eilat - from the point of view of a woman
Winter is already at hand, but I still want to lie on the beach under the gentle southern sun. Where then to go? If for you, King Solomon and Queen…

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Nazareth. Church Synagogue
Note: Visiting this Christian shrine is not included in all excursion routes. But it always follows after a visit to the Church of the Annunciation. Therefore, I consider it appropriate…

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