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Northern Sites Stories
Northern Sites Stories
Northern Sites Stories

Interesting sites in Israel that you can find in the Northern parts of the holyland.


Her past is rich and great. According to legend Safed was founded by Shem (a son of Noah) and Ever (grandson of Noah) after the great flood. Safed is sometimes identified with Sepph, a fortified Jewish town in the Upper Galilee mentioned in the writings of the Roman Jewish historian Josephus.

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Acre (Akko)

Acre is a city in the Western Galilee district of northern Israel. Acre is one of the most important cities of the ancient world thanks to her fascinating historical heritage, authentic sights from the past, a unique meeting place of art and religion alongside the remains of various cultures and a rare blend of East and West.


"God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee" (Luke 1:26) Nazareth is the largest Arab city in Israel with a population of some 65,000, of whom an estimated 30-35% is Christians. Nazareth is first mentioned in the Gospel narratives. Archeological evidence indicates it was an agricultural village of only a few dozen families. This may explain ...

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The shrine of the beatitudes 

"Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them, saying:'Blessed are the poor in spirit' ". (Matthew 5:1-3) The place of the Beatitudes mentioned by the 4th-century pilgrim, the Lady Egeria, is on the hillside some 60 meters northeast of the Church of the Multiplication of the Lo...

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Capernaum - The Synagogue 

No other site is called "his own town" as Mathew 9: 1is doing and for a good reason – this was his second home!!! It is in this ruins that you will better understand the nature of the first disciples, the first group of young people who chose to follow him!!! It is in the place where he tells his critics "I'm here with customers andsinners because it is th...

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Tel Dan 

Tel Dan is a nature reserve located in north Israel. Entering the Tel Dan reserve is like stepping into a wonderland:scores of bubbling brooks feed into a running river;tall treetops reach for the sky, the ground is always shaded andrefreshing cool, even at noon on a hot summer's day. It is no wonder that some 7000 years ago people chose thesmall hill abov...

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Beit She`an - portals to the Garden of Eden...  

"If the Garden of Eden is in the land of Israel, its portals are in Beit She'an". So said Rabbi Simeon Ben Lakish in the third century CE, and he knew whereof he spoke. The ancient city of Beit She'an did indeed have an enviable location. Situated in the lush area of the Jordan Valley south of the sea of Galilee, the city was built on a rise between two st...

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