Name of Israeli jet that never got marketed.
Port near Tel Aviv
Hebrew name for "gas."
Hebrew word for "thanks."
Filled with meaningless and empty carbohydrates
noted to cause intestinal cramping, diarrhea, numbness, swelling and skin ...
Provide the body with needed minerals and even proteins and are essential to health.
A type of Arab whom we saw up north.
What is the highest point in Israel
a hilly plateau overlooking the Jordan River and the Sea of Galilee; a strategic location that has been the site of conflict
Ancient Volcano and site of extreme conflict during the war with Syria.
Year of the Yom Kippur War
a large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression
A hard, dense, dark volcanic rock
Also known as the Hasbani
the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century until World War I
River that runs through Tel Aviv
Town in the Negev where the Air Force museum was.
"Six Day" war where Israel defeated Egypt Syria and Jordan by conquering Jerusalem and the west bank, Sinai, Golan
Site which contains both Bell Caves and underground caves.
Bar Kochba Rebellion
2nd revolt from 132-135, Jews led by Simon Bar Kochba (son of star), & crushed by Emperor Hadrian. Jews forbidden to enter Jerusalem
They controlled Jerusalem from AD 1250-1517. They made it a center of religious study with attention to schools and mosques (madrasas).
son of King David; transformed Jerusalem into a magnificent capital through heavy taxation
an extremely popular leader who united the tribes, established Jerusalem as the capital, and founded a dynasty; son-in-law of King Saul
Name of town where we started our bike trip.
Small river we crossed while biking.
Name of wall where Jews come to pray.
Suleiman the Magnificent
Leader of Ottoman Empire, he rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem.
tower used to call Muslims to prayer
Muslim house of worship
Dome of the Rock
a shrine in Jerusalem at the site from which Muhammad ascended (lept) through the seven heavens to the throne of God
Castle at one time controlled by the Crusaders
Christian warriors sent to regain the Holy Land (Jerusalem) from the Muslims that controlled
Syrian capital, we were only 40 miles from it when we were in the Golan.
Country we could see on our first day up north.
the largest inland sea and the one that we walked next to on your first day here
a market place (also SOOK, SOUK, SUKH, SUQ)