Masada

Masada, Israel

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Herod

Herod's fortress

A travel blog entry by eric

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... scattered.  After the Romans, other empires controlled the region.  But Jews today still have a strong connection to Masada. I think more than religion holds Jews together.  Ethnicity and nationalism are strong here too.   They seem ...

Masada and Qumran, Masada, Israel travel blog

Masada and Qumran

A travel blog entry by jenniferswanson

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... and sheep and at one point we saw camels high on a hill top. We were driving back along the Dead Sea, aiming for Masada, when we encountered a road block. There was a lineup of vehicles and soon it was evident that water was running right across the ...

Masada - the Zealot

Masada - the Zealot's Last Stand

A travel blog entry by onedude

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Day tour of Masada, Qumran, the Dead Sea and Jericho. One big day. An epic ...

Judea, Masada And The Dead Sea, Israel travel blog

Judea

A travel blog entry by melindaerickson

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... storehouses, barracks, and a supply of munitions (round stones larger than bowling balls), just in case of trouble. A trip to Israel wouldn't be complete without a visit to witness the courage (or folly?) of the rebels (zealots?).  My question marks ...