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1,186 Articles of interest in Israel

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  • Krayot

    The Krayot (Hebrew: הקריות‎, "townships") are a cluster of five small cities founded in the 1930s in the Haifa Bay area, on the outskirts of the city of Haifa, Israel.

  • Kiryat Mattersdorf

    Kiryat Mattersdorf (Hebrew: קרית מטרסדורף‎) is a Haredi neighborbood in Jerusalem. It is located on the northern edge of the mountain plateau on which central Jerusalem lies. It is named after Mattersburg (formerly Mattersdorf), a town in Austria wi…

  • Kiryat HaMemshala

    Kiryat HaMemshala (Hebrew: קריית הממשלה‎, lit. Government complex), also known as Kiryat Ben-Gurion, (lit. Ben-Gurion complex) is the government precinct of the State of Israel.

  • Khirbat al-Minya

    Khirbat al-Minya (also known as Ayn Minyat Hisham) is an Umayyad-built palace in the eastern Galilee, Israel, located about 200 meters (660 ft) west of the northern end of the Lake Tiberias.

  • Kfar HaHoresh

    Kfar HaHoresh (Hebrew: כְּפַר הַחֹרֶשׁ, כפר החורש, lit. village of the thicket) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near Nazareth, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council.

  • Hermit House

    Hermit House is a spectacular though unconventional example of vernacular architecture in a similar vein to the Watts Towers. The earthen residence is situated on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean near the Sidna Ali Mosque in Herzliya, Israel. I…

  • Harduf

    Harduf (Hebrew: הַרְדּוּף, lit. Oleander) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council.

  • Haifa Oil Refinery massacre

    The Haifa Oil Refinery massacre took place on 30 December 1947 in Mandatory Palestine. It began when six Arabs were killed and 42 wounded after members of the Zionist paramilitary organisation, the Irgun, threw a number of grenades at a crowd of abo…

  • Haifa Center HaShmona Railway Station

    Haifa Center HaShmona Railway Station (Hebrew: תחנת הרכבת חיפה מרכז השמונה‎, Taḥanat HaRakevet Ḥeifa Merkaz HaShmona, Arabic: محطة حيفا مركز - هشمونه‎) is an Israel Railways passenger station situated on the coastal railway main line and serves the …

  • Gazelle Valley

    Gazelle Valley (Hebrew: עמק הצבאים‎, translit: Emek Hatzva'im), officially known as the Pri Har Valley, is an open space of 260 dunams in the heart of Jerusalem, Israel, on the edge of the Givat Mordechai neighborhood, opposite the busy Patt Interse…

  • Ganei Tikva

    Ganei Tikva (Hebrew: גַּנֵּי תִּקְוָה, lit. Gardens of Hope) is a local council in Israel, bordering Kiryat Ono to the west, Petah Tikva to the north, Gat Rimon to the east and Savyon to the south. It is known for its high standard of living and qua…

  • Emek HaYarden Regional Council

    Emek HaYarden Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית עמק הירדן‎, Mo'atza Azorit 'Emeq HayYarden, lit. Jordan Valley Regional Council) is a regional council in the Jordan River Valley between the Sea of Galilee in the north and Beit She'an in the sou…

  • Castel National Park

    Castel National Park (גן לאומי קסטל) is an Israeli national park which consists of a fortified summit located at the Judean Mountains, at the site of the former Arab village of Al-Qastal.

  • Bislamach Brigade

    The School for Infantry Corps Professions and Squad Commanders is the IDF body responsible for the training of all the Infantry Corps squad commanders and platoon sergeants.

  • Beersheba metropolitan area

    The Metropolitan area of Beersheba (Hebrew: מטרופולין באר שבע), is a metropolitan area including areas from both the Beersheba and the Southern Districts of Israel. The area is closely linked to the city of Beer Sheva through social, economic, and c…

  • Battle of Yibneh

    In the Battle of Yibneh (Yibna) in 1123, a Crusader force led by Eustace Grenier crushed a Fatimid army from Egypt sent by Vizier Al-Ma'mun between Ascalon and Jaffa.

  • Battle of Nitzanim

    The Battle of Nitzanim was a battle fought between the Israel Defense Forces and the Egyptian Army in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, on June 7, 1948 (29 Iyar, 5708 in the Hebrew calendar).

  • Battle of Beersheba (1948)

    The Battle of Beersheba, codenamed Operation Moses (Hebrew: מִבְצָע מֹשֶׁה, Mivtza Moshe), was an Israeli offensive on Beersheba on October 21, 1948. It was part of Operation Yoav and was conducted at the end of the operation. It was made possible f…

  • Battle of Al-Sannabra

    In the Battle of Al-Sannabra (1113), a Crusader army led by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem was defeated by a Muslim army sent by the Sultan of the Seljuk Turks and commanded by Mawdud ibn Altuntash of Mosul.

  • Ashkelon National Park

    Ashkelon National Park (Hebrew: גן לאומי אשקלון‎) is an Israeli national park along the shore of the Mediterranean sea southwest of the city of Ashkelon.

  • Arnona

    Arnona (Hebrew: ארנונה‎) is an upscale neighborhood in southern Jerusalem, Israel situated between the neighborhoods of Talpiot and Ramat Rachel.

  • Arab al-Na'im

    Arab al-Na'im (Arabic: عرب النعيم‎; Hebrew: ערב א-נעים‎) is a Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee near Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council.

  • Angel Bakeries

    Angel Bakeries (Hebrew: מאפיות אנג'לMa'afiyot Angel), also known as Angel's Bakery, is the largest commercial bakery in Israel, producing 275,000 loaves of bread and 275,000 rolls daily and controlling 30 percent of the country's bread market. Wit…

  • Amirim

    Amirim (Hebrew: אֲמִירִים, lit. Treetops) is a moshav in the Galilee established by vegetarians. Today 150 families live on the moshav. Amirim is located 650 m. above sea level on a hill overlooking the Sea of Galilee. It is 15 km.

  • Valley of Springs Regional Council

    Valley of Springs Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית עמק המעיינות‎, Mo'atza Azorit Emeq Hamaayanot), known until 2008 as the Beit She'an Valley Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית בקעת בית שאן‎, Mo'atza Azorit Bik'at Beit She'an) is a regiona…

  • Urim SIGINT Base

    Urim SIGINT Base is an Israeli intelligence-gathering installation, supposedly part of the Unit 8200. Urim is located in the Negev desert approximately 30 km from Beersheba, a couple of kilometres north of the kibbutz of Urim.

  • Tuba-Zangariyye

    Tuba-Zangariyye or Tuba az-Zanghariyya (Arabic: طوبه زنغرية‎, Hebrew: טוּבָּא-זַנְגָרִיָה) is a Bedouin town in the North District of Israel that achieved local council status in 1988. It was formed by the merger of two villages, Tuba and az-Zangari…

  • College of Management Academic Studies

    The College of Management Academic Studies, a college located in the city of Rishon LeZion Israel, is the largest college in Israel. Founded in 1978, COMAS is the first non-subsidized, not-for-profit academic institution in Israel to be recognized a…

  • Tel Shikmona

    Tel Shikmona (Šiqmônah, Hebrew: תל שִׁקְמוֹנָה) is an ancient tell (mound) situated near the sea coast on the modern city of Haifa, Israel, just south of the Israeli National Institute of Oceanography.