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After nearly 1,500 years, the Frankincense tree returns to Israel

1,500 years after the last frankincense tree disappeared from the Holy Land, Dr. Solowey has managed to grow the first shoots of a tree whose scented white sap was once worth more than gold. Matthew Kalman has an interesting article … Continue reading

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En Gedi – David’s Dead Sea Hideout with its Waterfalls

En Gedi (also called Ein Gedi) is a fresh, green spot teeming with life on the western shore of the Dead Sea. Since prehistoric times, its freshwater springs have offered life and refreshment in a hot, rugged, brown region. Among … Continue reading

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