Israel - Holy Land
Land of Israel. The holy land is something exciting. Here are snow-capped mountain peaks, and hot tropical valleys, chocolate hills and bright, sparkling lakes. All this creates a unique atmosphere…

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Holidays in Israel in the winter
The time when it is better to go on vacation to Israel definitely falls in autumn and early spring. Moreover, both of these periods are ideal for any type of…

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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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Israel is the only land

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

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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Kinneret
Tens of millions of years ago, a unique geological phenomenon occurred in nature, as a result of which the earth's crust unfolded over a distance of 6.5 thousand km and…

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Want to take a walk in Israel? Be truthful and sincere
The consular service of the Embassy of the State of Israel in Russia is the very place that no person can get around who decides to go to this country…

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Jerusalem. Yad Vashem Memorial
A visit to the Yad Vashem Memorial does not require a preface. The theme is clear without it. The Nazi crimes during the Second World War, one way or another…

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