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Tel Aviv, Israel travel information

The second largest city in Israel, Tel Aviv is situated along the Mediterranean coast. The history behind this rich metropolis is astounding. Originally known as Jaffa, the city dates back to 1470 BC, where an Egyptian pharaoh mentioned it in letters he wrote. It is also mentioned in the Bible, in the book of Jonah, and when referring to Solomon’s Temple and the Tribe of Dan. It is believed to have been a port for over 4,000 years. Here are some facts about this interesting Jewish city that is full of intrigue and culture. Continue reading

Nazareth Biblical Sites

Nazareth is the place where Jesus spent most of his years as a child. Nazareth has therefor become a holy place for Christians who come to explore Israel in the footsteps of Jesus Christ. Today, Nazareth offers modern facilities mixed with old time flavors, luxury hotels and authentic food, ancient monuments and warm hospitality – a must stop for every tourist, Christian or not. Continue reading