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The Golan Heights

Lake Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee)
Our week-long seminar at Ein Gev

September 17th 2005
I am now back at the dorms at Haifa University, but I spent last week north of Haifa at a Kibbutz called Ein Gev. From there, we traveled around a lot in the region of Israel called the Golan Heights. On the first day of the trip, we visited a community called Har Khalutz, which means in English, Pioneer Mountain. It is a pluralistic community founded in the 1980s by upper middle class folks fr ... read more
Middle East » Israel » North District » Ein Gev

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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