Category: 07 – NORTHERN WALL GALLERY

The Yarden (Jordan) River

The Yarden is a very long, narrow winding river that starts way up north, eventually pouring its waters into the Kinneret and then continuing on until it goes into the Dead Sea. It forms the eastern Biblical border of Eretz…

Yam Kinneret (Kinneret Sea)

The Kinneret belonged to Shevet Naftali. In fact he also received a bit of land on its southern side as the posuk says (Vezos Ha’bracha) “Yom Vedorum Yerusha”. Why is it called Kinneret? Because the fruit that grows around it…

Yam Hamelach (The Dead Sea)

The Dead Sea lies between the mountains of Moav on the east and the Judeaan hills on the west. and gets its waters from the Yarden and Arnon rivers. It lies about 1,300 ft. below sea-level-the lowest point on earth,…

Tel Dan

All the way up north, only a little before we reach the Chermon mountains, we come to a beautiful nature reserve with gorgeous trails leading through dense forest, streams and the Chatzbani river. This is the site where the tribe…

Israel Guide: The Old City Shuls

By Rabbi Leibel Reznick, Contributing Editor Throughout the centuries, Jews have yearned to return to Yerushalayim and establish places of study and prayer in this holy city. Here are some of the shuls that have been established here over the…