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Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem and Tel Aviv

June 23rd 2015
Our final morning in Jerusalem would consist of a visit to Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial and museum. The 45 acre complex consists of various sculptures and memorials, a synagogue, publishing center, research center, and several other things. It was established in 1953 and sits atop the Mount of Remembrance. Running on probably 12 cumulative hours of sleep since arriving in Israe ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Tel Aviv District » Tel Aviv

Israeli Flag Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more
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