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The Qumram Cliffs: where salt and wind turned into Scrolls

Barely 10 miles south from Jericho, the ruins of this settlement-fortress of Qumram face the Northwestern Shore of the Dead Sea. Here, a community of Essens was established at the times of King John Hircanus...

Wadi Qelt, a Valley of Light in the Wilderness of Judea

Wadi Qelt, a Valley of Light in the Wilderness of Judea Mostly uninhabited through history, Midbar Yehuda (the Judean wilderness) has been the perfect place for those seeking solitude. King David, John the...

Belvoir Castle: the Star of the Jordan Valley

  The Eagle’s Nest Located on the Naphtali Plateau only 20 km south of the Sea of Galilee, and 500m above the Jordan, the crusader castle dates back to the 12th century AD. It dominated the entrance...