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Yitzhak Rabin Center / The Israel Museum

Yitzhak Rabin Center / The Israel Museum (8 Chaim Levanon Street, Tel Aviv) — located atop a historic mount of northern Tel Aviv with a magnificent panoramic view of Tel Aviv, the Yitzhak Rabin Center is the national institute established by the Knesset in 1997 that advances the legacy of the late Israeli Prime Minister […]

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Wohl Archaeological Museum

Wohl Archaeological Museum (1 Hakaraim Street, Jerusalem) – located within Jerusalem’s Herodian Quarter is this museum, which reveals the splendor of the wealthy neighborhoods in Herod’s time and the way of life of the priests of the Second Temple.     This amazing museum is the largest roofed archaeological site in Israel and contains the […]

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Western Wall

Western Wall (Old City, Jerusalem) – known as the Wailing Wall to followers of Judaism, these were the last remnants of the Temple in Jerusalem. The Western Wall was part of the most magnificent structure Jerusalem had ever seen. It was one of four walls Herod the Great built to support the plaza on which […]

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Tower of David Museum

Tower of David Museum (Jaffa Gate, Old City, Jerusalem) – located in the medieval citadel known as the Tower of David (near Jaffa Gate – the historic entrance to the Old City), this museum details the major events in the city’s history (going as far back as the second millennium BC, up until the establishment […]

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The Knesset

The Knesset (Eliezer Kaplan, Jerusalem) – this is the Israeli Parliament (the country’s legislative branch). The Knesset legislates the country’s laws and revises them when necessary. Additional duties include establishing a government, taking policy decisions, reviewing government activities, and electing the President of the State and the State Comptroller. The Knesset took its name and […]

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Tel Aviv Museum of Art (27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd, The Golda Meir Cultural and Art Center, Tel Aviv) — Tel Aviv Museum of Art is a municipal museum, one of Israel’s leading artistic and cultural institutions. The museum comprises various departments: The Department of Israeli Art, which holds a comprehensive collection of local art from […]

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Port of Jaffa

Port of Jaffa (Tel Aviv) — the Port of Old Jaffa is still a working port, with fishing boats operating just as they have done for hundreds of years. The ancient port is located just to the north of the modern port, where the tower of the sea mosque is located as well as the […]

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Palmach Museum

Palmach Museum (10 Haim Levanon Street, Tel Aviv) — this Museum covers the Palmach (the elite striking foce of the “Hagana” independence movement) and its legacy through the stories of individuals and groups. Visitors to the museum join the group of young Palmach recruits from its establishment, and advanced through the story of the Palmach […]

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Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives (Mount of Olives Road, East Jerusalem) – of significance to Christians, this holy spot is associated with many events of Jesus’ life, including ascending to Heaven, and teaching disciples the Lord’s prayer.

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Jewish Quarter

Jewish Quarter (near the Western Wall, Old City, Jerusalem) – located just west of the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock is this historic section, whose current highlight is the excavation of the Cardo (an ancient Roman market street). Nearby are remnants of Jerusalem’s wall from the days of the First Temple – […]