The Deir el-Balah Governorate (Arabic: محافظة دير البلح Muḥāfaẓat Dayr al Balaḥ) is one of 16 Governorates of Palestine in the central Gaza Strip which is administered by Palestine aside from its border with Israel, airspace and maritime territory.…
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The Convent of the Sisters of Zion is a convent of the Congregation of Notre-Dame de Sion, located near to the eastern end of the Via Dolorosa, in Jerusalem.
The Beit El Synagogue ("House of God" synagogue), (also known as Midrash Hasidim [School of the Devout] and Yeshivat haMekubalim [Yeshiva of the Kabbalists]) has been (and remains to this day) the center of kabbalistic study in Jerusalem for over 25…
The Battle of Yad Mordechai was fought between Egypt and Israel in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, at the Israeli kibbutz of Yad Mordechai. The Egyptians attacked the settlement several times throughout May 19 and May 20, but failed to capture it. A fina…
al-Aqsa University (Arabic: جامعة الأقصى) is a Palestinian university established in 1991 in the Gaza Strip region of the Palestinian territories.
Wadi al-Joz (Arabic: وادي الجوز), also Wadi Joz, meaning Valley of the Walnuts, is an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem, located at the head of the Kidron Valley, north of the Old City.
The Tubas Governorate (Arabic: محافظة طوباس Muḥāfaẓat Ṭūbās; Hebrew: נפת טובאס Nafat Ṭūbās) is an administrative district of the Palestine in the northeastern West Bank. Its district capital or muhfaza is the city of Tubas.
The Tomb of Benei Hezir (Hebrew: קבר בני חזיר) is the oldest of four monumental rock-cut tombs that stand in the Kidron Valley, Jerusalem and date to the period of the Second Temple. It is a complex of burial caves. The tomb was originally accessed…
Kokhav Ya'ir-Tzur Yigal (Hebrew: כּוֹכַב יָאִיר-צוּר יִגְאָל, also Kochav Yair-Tzur Yigal) is a town (local council) in the Center District of Israel.
Homesh (Hebrew: חֹמֶשׁ, חומש) was a community settlement and Israeli settlement in the northern Samarian hills of the West Bank along Route 60. The village fell under the administrative jurisdiction of the Shomron Regional Council.
The Church of the Condemnation and Imposition of the Cross is a Roman Catholic church located within the Franciscan compound that also contains the Church of the Flagellation in the old city of Jerusalem.
Carmel was an ancient Israelite town in Judea.
Alexandrion or Alexandrium, sometimes referred to as Sartaba, was a fort constructed by the Hasmoneans on a mountain between Scythopolis and Jerusalem, near the Jordan Valley.
The Abraham Avinu Synagogue (Hebrew: בית הכנסת על שם אברהם אבינו) was built by Hakham Malkiel Ashkenazi in the Jewish Quarter of Hebron in 1540. The domed structure represented the physical center of the Jewish Quarter of Hebron, and became the spi…
Yeshivat Har Etzion (YHE) (Hebrew: ישיבת הר עציון), commonly known as "Gush," is a Hesder Yeshiva located in Alon Shvut, an Israeli settlement in Gush Etzion in the West Bank, near Jerusalem, Israel.
Yatir Winery (Hebrew: יקב יתיר) is an Israeli boutique winery in Tel Arad, Israel.
Taybeh Brewery is a Palestinian brewery founded in 1994. The brewery is located in the West Bank village of Taybeh, 35 kilometers north of Jerusalem.
The Salfit Governorate (Arabic: محافظة سلفيت Muḥāfaẓat Salfīt; Hebrew: נפת סלפית Nafat Salfīt) is one of 16 Governorates of Palestine. It is located in the northwestern West Bank, bordered by the governorates of Ramallah and al-Bireh to the south, …
The Qalqilya Governorate (Arabic: محافظة قلقيلية; Hebrew: נפת קלקיליה) is an administrative area of Palestine in the northwestern West Bank.
Neot Kedumim, the Biblical Landscape Reserve in Israel (Hebrew: נאות קדומים is a Biblical garden and nature preserve located near Modi'in, mid-way between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel.
Mitzpe Shalem (Hebrew: מִצְפֵּה שָׁלֵם, lit. Shalem Lookout) is an Israeli settlement and kibbutz located about 1 km from the western shores of the Dead Sea in the eastern West Bank.
Mar Elias (Arabic: مار الياس) is a Palestinian refugee camp in the southwestern part of Beirut, Lebanon.
Givat HaMatos (Hebrew: גבעת המטוס) is a settlement which hosted Ethiopian Jewish and Russian immigrants in caravans. It encompasses an area of 170 dunams. It is bordered by Talpiot in the north, Gilo in the south, and Beit Safafa in the west.
Gilboa Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית הגלבוע, Mo'atza Azorit (ha)Gilbo'a) is a regional council in northern Israel, located on the slopes of the Gilboa mountain range.
Bani Suheila (Arabic: بني سهيلا) is a Palestinian town in the southern Gaza Strip part of the Khan Yunis Governorate.
Almog (Hebrew: אַלְמוֹג, lit. Coral) is an Israeli settlement and a kibbutz near the northwestern shores of the Dead Sea in the Jordan Rift Valley in the West Bank. It is under the jurisdiction of the Megilot Regional Council. In 2008, there were 23…
Al-Issawiya (Arabic: العيساوية) is an Arab village and neighborhood in Jerusalem.
Yoav Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית יואב, Mo'atza Azorit Yoav) is a regional council in the South District of Israel. It is located near the cities of Kiryat Gat, Kiryat Malakhi and Ashkelon.
The Tombs of the Kings (Hebrew: קברי המלכים qivrei hammelachim; Arabic: قبور السلاطين) are a collection of rock cut tombs in East Jerusalem believed to be the burial site of Queen Helene of Adiabene.
Sufa (Hebrew: סוּפָה, lit. Storm) is a kibbutz in the Hevel Shalom area of the north-western Negev and a border crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip.
Ras al-Amud (Arabic: راس العامود) is a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem, located southeast of the Old City, overlooking Silwan to the south, Abu Dis and al-Eizariya to the east, and the Temple Mount (known to Arabs as Haram ash-Sharif) to…
Ramat Denya (Hebrew: רמת דניה) (lit. "Denya Heights") is a neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem, Israel. It was established in 1970 between Kiryat Hayovel and Bayit Vegan, 780 meters above sea level.
Qalqilya Zoo is a small 2-hectare (4.9-acre) zoo in the Palestinian city of Qalqilya on the western edge of the West Bank. Established in 1986, it is the only municipal zoo in the Palestinian territories.
Palestine Polytechnic University (PPU) is a university located in Hebron, Palestine. The school was founded in 1978 by the University Graduates Union (UGU), a non-profit organization in Hebron.
Ma'alot Dafna (Hebrew: מעלות דפנה) is an Israeli settlement and neighborhood in East Jerusalem.
Ein HaNatziv (Hebrew: עֵין הַנְּצִי"ב, lit. Spring of the Natziv) is a kibbutz in the Bet She'an Valley in Israel. Located about three kilometers south of the ancient city of Beit She'an, it is 130 meters below sea level.