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History of Israel

History of Israel

Photograph of women farmers in Zionist history

Learn about the women who, in the late 19th century, were determined to partake fully in the Zionist endeavor, aspiring to be equal partners with men in making the barren land bloom.

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Paintings in art galleries in Zefat

Historical Sites in Northern Israel

When you think of Northern Israel, you may picture taking in beautiful vineyards, hiking in the Golan Heights or swimming in the Kinneret, and you would be correct.

An archaeological site in Israel called Tel Hazor

Historical Sites in Southern Israel

The South of Israel houses some of the country's most interesting and unique historical sites, many of which have been named on UNESCO's World Heritage list. It does tend to get hot in this desert region, so be sure to bring your sunscreen

A view of Jerusalem and the Western Wall

Ancient Jerusalem

For such an ancient and holy city, it's difficult to select just a few must-see historical attractions, but that is what we've attempted to do.

Or Torah Synagogue in Israel

Historic and Significant Synagogues in Israel

Not surprisingly, Israel houses a number of historically and/or architecturally significant synagogues that are open to tourists looking to pray or just take in the holy sites

Independence Hall with an image of Theodore Hertzel over a stage

An Inside Look into the Founding of the State of Israel

Tourists can celebrate the miracle of Israel's founding by visiting sites dedicated to the events surrounding the creation of the Jewish State