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Israel 12 10 09

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Israel 12 10 09

  1. 1. By: Rebecca Holdowsky 20 Places in Israel
  2. 2. <ul><li>Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and also the holiest place in Israel. </li></ul>Jerusalem
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Wailing Wall is one of the last remaining pieces of the Ancient Temple of Solomon. </li></ul><ul><li>People in Israel write a prayer on a piece of paper and stick it into the walls so God will read them. </li></ul>Wailing Wall
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Temple Mount is a noble Muslim and Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, Israel. </li></ul>The Temple Mount
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tel Aviv is a very popular city in Israel that attracts many tourists. </li></ul><ul><li>Tel Aviv used to be just a sand dune, but in 1910, David Ben Gurion and other Jewish people discovered the city. </li></ul>Tel Aviv
  6. 6. <ul><li>Twenty million years ago, the Arabian peninsula tore away from Africa and the Red Sea was formed. </li></ul><ul><li>The Red Sea isn’t red, but the reason it got that title is because of the algae inside it; called Trichodesmium erythraeum. They seem to turn the blue-green ocean reddish brown when they die off. </li></ul>Red Sea
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Dead Sea has ten times as much salt as the ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>There are no living creatures in the Dead Sea except many types of bacteria that have adapted to living in such harsh and excessive amounts of salt. </li></ul>The Dead Sea
  8. 8. <ul><li>Mount Hermon is the highest point in Israel. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the only place that snows in Israel. </li></ul>Mount Hermon
  9. 9. <ul><li>The Masada is an isolated rock cliff west of the Judean desert and overlooking the Dead Sea. </li></ul>Masada
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Negev Desert is more than half of Israel’s land. </li></ul><ul><li>Only 2-4 inches of rain falls every year. </li></ul>Negev Desert
  11. 11. <ul><li>Eliat is a very popular city in Israel packed with hotels and beaches. </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of people from around the world come to Eliat, Israel. </li></ul>Eliat

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