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Rte 89: Tombs of the Righteous, Safed, Israel

Although a bit like a treasure hunt, seeking out Tombs of the Righteous can lead you into wooded areas in the Upper Galilee. Biriya Forest, behind the ancient town of Safed and the 100-year-old village of Rosh Pina, has numerous

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Tour the Holy Land and visit the Church of the Redemption near Jerusalem

Travel in Israel: This 20th Century church was built on the site of a Byzantine church in the Arab-Israeli town of Abu Ghosh.

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Church of Notre Dame, Judean Hills, Jerusalem

Travel in Israel: This 20th Century church was built on the site of a Byzantine church in the town of Abu Ghosh.

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Jimal (Gemal) Convent & Monastery, Bet Shemesh, Israel

Convent of the Sisters of Bethlehem Beit Jimal Monastery Located approximately 5 km/3 mi south of Bet Shemesh on Route 38. Drive past Beit Shemesh and look for a small sign on the right side of the road, showing a

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