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1,186 Articles of interest in Israel

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  • Jaffa Clock Tower

    The Jaffa Clock Tower (Hebrew: מגדל השעון יפו‎, Migdal haShaon Yafo, Arabic: يافا برج الساعة‎) is one of seven clock towers built in Israel during the Ottoman period.

  • Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium

    The Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium (Hebrew: הגימנסיה העברית הרצליה‎, HaGymnasia HaIvrit Herzliya, Also known as Gymnasia Herzliya), originally known as HaGymnasia HaIvrit (lit.

  • Har Adar

    Har Adar (Hebrew: הַר אֲדָר) is an Israeli settlement and local council in the Seam Zone and the Maccabim sub-region of the West Bank. Har Adar was founded in 1982 and has a population of approximately 4,000. It is located near Abu Ghosh and the Gre…

  • Haluza

    Haluza (Hebrew: חלוצה‎), also known as Halasa, Chellous (Χελλοὺς in Greek), al-Khalasa and Elusa, is a city in the Negev, Israel, that was once part of the Nabataean Incense Route. Due to its historic importance, UNESCO declared Haluza a World Herit…

  • HaMakhtesh HaGadol

    HaMakhtesh HaGadol (Hebrew: הַמַּכְתֵּשׁ הַגָּדוֹל, lit. The Big Crater) is a makhtesh, a geological erosional landform of Israel's Negev desert.

  • Ghetto Fighters' House

    The Ghetto Fighters' House (Hebrew: בית לוחמי הגטאות‎, Beit Lohamei Ha-Getaot), full name, Itzhak Katzenelson Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Heritage Museum, Documentation and Study Center, was founded in 1949 by members of Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot…

  • Elite Tower

    The Elite Tower is a skyscraper approved for construction in Ramat Gan, Israel. At 265 metres upon completion, the tower will be the tallest building in Israel while taking the title from its neighbour, City Gate Tower. Originally slated to be const…

  • Dizengoff Street bus bombing

    The Dizengoff Street bus bombing was a Hamas suicide attack on a passenger bus driving down Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv in 1994. At that time, it was the deadliest suicide bombing in Israeli history, and the first successful attack in Tel Aviv. Twe…

  • Beit Hatfutsot

    Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People (Hebrew: בית התפוצות, "The Diaspora House") — the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish People, is located on the campus of Tel Aviv University in Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • Battles of the Kinarot Valley

    The Battles of the Kinarot Valley (Hebrew: הַמַּעֲרָכָה בְּבִקְעַת כִּנָּרוֹת), is a collective name for a series of military engagements between the Haganah and the Syrian army during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, fought between May 15–22, 1948 in the…

  • Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue

    The Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue, located in Safed, Israel, was built in memory of Rabbi Isaac Luria, (1534 - 1572), who was known as the "Ari". It dates from the late 16th-century, it being constructed several years after the death of Luria, a great kab…

  • Ajami, Jaffa

    Ajami (Arabic: حي العجمي‎, Hebrew: עג'מי‎) is a neighborhood in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel, situated south of Old Jaffa and north of the Jabaliyya neighborhood on the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Barqa, Gaza

    Barqa (Arabic: برقة‎) was a Palestinian Arab village located 37 km north of Gaza near the modern-day Israeli city of Ashdod. It was referred to as Barka by the Greeks and Bareca by the Romans during their rule over the ancient Philistine city.

  • Yalo

    Yalo (Arabic: يالو‎, also transliterated Yalu) was a Palestinian Arab village located 13 kilometres southeast of Ramla. Identified by Edward Robinson as the ancient Canaanite and Israelite city of Aijalon, after the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, Jordan for…

  • Yad HaShmona

    Yad Hashmona (Hebrew: יַד הַשְּׁמוֹנָה), (lit. Memorial for the Eight) is a small moshav shitufi in central Israel, located in the Judean Mountains near Jerusalem, within the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council.

  • Tomb of Maimonides

    According to Jewish tradition, the Tomb of Maimonides (Hebrew: קבר הרמב"ם‎ translit. Kever ha-Rambam) is located in central Tiberias, on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Israel. Maimonides died in Fustat, Egypt on 20 December 1204, where it …

  • Tell el-Hesi

    Tell el-Hesi (Hebrew: תל חסי‎) is a 25-acre archaeological site in Israel. It was the first major site excavated in Palestine, first by Flinders Petrie in 1890 and later by Frederick Jones Bliss in 1891 and 1892, both sponsored by the Palestine Expl…

  • Tel Tzora

    Tel Tzora, (Hebrew: תל צרעה‎), is a tell and Israeli archaeological site near the modern-day kibbutz of the same name.

  • Taibe, Galilee

    Taibe (Arabic: الطيبة‎; Hebrew: טַּיִּבָּה), meaning "The goodly", is an Arab Muslim village in northeastern Israel. Located in the Jezreel Valley, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gilboa Regional Council.

  • Street of the Prophets

    Street of the Prophets (Hebrew: רחוב הנביאים‎, Rehov HaNevi'im) is an east-west axis road in Jerusalem beginning outside Damascus Gate and ending at Davidka Square.

  • Shavei Tzion

    Shavei Tzion (Hebrew: שָׁבֵי צִיּוֹן, lit. Returnees to Zion) is a moshav shitufi in northern Israel. Located between Acre and Nahariya and covering 2,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. In 2006 it had a popu…

  • Schneller Orphanage

    Schneller Orphanage, also called the Syrian Orphanage, was a German Protestant orphanage that operated in Jerusalem from 1860 to 1940. It was one of the first structures to be built outside the Old City of Jerusalem (the others are Mishkenot Sha’ana…

  • Sa'ar

    Sa'ar (Hebrew: סַעַר, lit. Storm) is a kibbutz in the western Galilee in Israel. Located near Nahariya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council.

  • Migdal Afek

    Migdal Afek (Hebrew: מגדל אפק‎) (also Migdal Tsedek (Hebrew: מגדל צדק‎) is a national park near Rosh HaAyin, Israel. On the site are the ruins of Mirabel, a Crusader castle.

  • Lehavim

    Lehavim (Hebrew: לְהָבִים‎) is a town in Israel, in the northern Negev. Founded in 1983, it is located 15 km north of Beersheba.

  • L. A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art

    The L.A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art (Hebrew: מוזיאון ל. א. מאיר לאמנות האסלאם, Arabic: معهد ل. أ. مئير للفن الإسلامي) is a museum in Jerusalem, Israel, established in 1974. It is located in Katamon, down the road from the Jerusalem Theater. The…

  • Kiryat Haim

    Kiryat Haim (Hebrew: קריית חיים‎  pronounced [kiʁˈjat ˈχ]) is one of the five Krayot suburbs located north of Haifa, Israel.