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Elijah the Prophet in the garden of the Carmelite Monastery  
   

Elijah the Prophet in the garden of the Carmelite Monastery

Day drive around the Carmel in Israel

January 13th 2016
Today we went on a Tour Guide led drive of the Carmel region near Haifa Israel. The tour included a trip to a Druze village. The last time I (Lesley) went to a Druze village was in 1976 - but I am jumping ahead. Ten of us met with our tour guide Rina Yellin outside a school in Ra’anana. Rina did a bit of to-ing and fro-ing to ensure all 3 cars understood the directions she had prepared, and we ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Haifa District » Hadar HaCarmel

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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