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Ein Bokek
Ein Bokek
Ein Bokek
(Hebrew: עֵין בּוֹקֵק‬) is a hotel and resort district on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea, near Neve Zohar. It is under the jurisdiction of the Tamar Regional Council.Contents1 History 2 Panorama 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Archaeological findings at Ein Bokek
Ein Bokek
include the ruins of Metzad Bokek, a small Roman-era fortress commanding the main road, and the remains of an ancient partly reconstructed perfume and medicine factory. The Bokek Stream, for which the district is named, is a canyon-like gorge with water springs and unique fauna and flora.[1] The first hotel was built in 1960. In 2000, fourteen hotels were operating in Ein Bokek, offering various types of spas and Dead Sea health treatments.[2] The Zohar Hot Springs (Hebrew: חמי זוהר‎, Hamei Zohar) are located three kilometers south of Ein Bokek
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Kibbutz
A kibbutz (Hebrew: קִבּוּץ‬ / קיבוץ‬, lit. "gathering, clustering"; regular plural kibbutzim קִבּוּצִים‬ / קיבוצים‬) is a collective community in Israel
Israel
that was traditionally based on agriculture. The first kibbutz, established in 1909, was Degania.[1] Today, farming has been partly supplanted by other economic branches, including industrial plants and high-tech enterprises.[2] Kibbutzim began as utopian communities, a combination of socialism and Zionism.[3] In recent decades, some kibbutzim have been privatized and changes have been made in the communal lifestyle. A member of a kibbutz is called a kibbutznik (Hebrew: קִבּוּצְנִיק‬ / קיבוצניק‬; plural kibbutznikim or kibbutzniks). In 2010, there were 270 kibbutzim in Israel
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Fodor's
Fodor's /ˈfoʊdərz/ is a publisher of English language
English language
travel and tourism information and the first relatively professional[clarification needed] producer of travel guidebooks.[citation needed] Fodor's Travel
Travel
and Fodors.com are divisions of Internet Brands. History[edit] Founder Eugene Fodor was a keen traveler, but felt that the guidebooks of his time were boring, uninspired collections of quickly outdated facts and figures. He decided to address these shortcomings and wrote a guide to Europe, On the Continent—The Entertaining Travel
Travel
Annual, which was published in 1936 by Francis Aldor, Aldor Publications, London. Going beyond the usual lists of hotels and attractions, the book was updated yearly and gave practical guidance, such as tipping advice, alongside information about the local people and culture
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Community Settlement (Israel)
A community settlement (Hebrew: יישוב קהילתי‬, Yishuv Kehilati) is a type of village in Israel
Israel
and the West Bank. While in an ordinary town anyone may buy property, in a community settlement the village's residents, who are organized in a cooperative, can veto a sale of a house or a business to an undesirable buyer. By this selection process, residents of a community settlement may have a particular shared ideology, religious perspective, or desired lifestyle which they wish to perpetuate by accepting only like-minded individuals
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Ein Hatzeva
Ein
Ein
is German for a and an and one (masculine/neuter). Ein
Ein
can also stand for:Ein, a character in the anime series Cowboy Bebop Ein, see Hayate (Dead or Alive), a character in the video game Dead or Alive Ein, the protagonist of the Game Boy Advance game Riviera: The Promised Land Ein
Ein
(Hebrew, אין) means Nothing, Null
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Moshav
Moshav
Moshav
(Hebrew: מוֹשָׁב‬, plural מוֹשָׁבִים‬ moshavim, lit. settlement, village) is a type of Israeli town or settlement, in particular a type of cooperative agricultural community of individual farms pioneered by the Labour Zionists during the second wave of aliyah. A resident or a member of a moshav can be called a "moshavnik" (מוֹשַׁבְנִיק‬). The moshavim are similar to kibbutzim with an emphasis on community labour. They were designed as part of the Zionist state-building programme following the green revolution Yishuv
Yishuv
("settlement") in the British Mandate of Palestine
British Mandate of Palestine
during the early 20th century, but in contrast to the collective kibbutzim, farms in a moshav tended to be individually owned but of fixed and equal size
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Tripadvisor
TripAdvisor, Inc. is an American travel and restaurant website company providing hotel and restaurant reviews, accommodation bookings and other travel-related content. It also includes interactive travel forums. TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor
was an early adopter of user-generated content. The website services are free to users, who provide most of the content, and the website is supported by a hotel booking facility and an advertising business model.[5]Contents1 Description 2 History 3 Acquisitions 4 Controversy and fraudulent reviews 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksDescription[edit] TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor
booth at ITB Berlin 2014TripAdvisor, headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts,[1] is the largest travel site in the world, with more than 315 million members and over 500 million reviews and opinions of hotels, restaurants, attractions and other travel-related businesses
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Control Number (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification.Contents1 History 2 Format 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garb
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Hebrew Language
Hebrew (/ˈhiːbruː/; עִבְרִית, Ivrit [ʔivˈʁit] ( listen) or [ʕivˈɾit] ( listen)) is a Northwest Semitic language native to Israel, spoken by over 9 million people worldwide.[8][9] Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites
Israelites
and their ancestors, although the language was not referred to by the name Hebrew in the Tanakh.[note 1] The earliest examples of written Paleo-Hebrew date from the 10th century BCE.[10] Hebrew belongs to the West Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family
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Southern District (Israel)
The Southern District (Hebrew: מחוז הדרום‎, Mehoz HaDarom; Arabic: لواء الجنوب‎) is one of Israel's six administrative districts, and is the largest in terms of land area as well as the most sparsely populated. It covers most of the Negev desert, as well as the Arava valley. The population of the Southern District is 1,086,240 and its area is 14,185 km2.[1] It is 79.66% Jewish and 12.72% Arab (mostly Muslim) and 7.62% Others. The district capital is Beersheba, while the largest city is Ashdod
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Tourism In Israel
Tourism in Israel
Israel
is one of Israel's major sources of income, with a record 3.6 million tourist arrivals in 2017, yielding a 25 percent growth since 2016 and contributed NIS 20 billion to the Israeli economy making it an all-time record.[1][2][3][4] Israel
Israel
offers a plethora of historical and religious sites, beach resorts, archaeological tourism, heritage tourism and ecotourism. Israel
Israel
has the highest number of museums per capita in the world.[5] In 2009, the two most visited sites were the Western Wall
Western Wall
and the grave of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai;[6] the most popular paid tourist attraction is Masada.[7] The most visited city is Jerusalem
Jerusalem
and the most visited site was the Western Wall
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Israel
Coordinates: 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35State of Israelמְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew) دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic)FlagEmblemAnthem: "Hatikvah" (Hebrew for "The Hope")(pre-) 1967 border (Green Line)Capital and largest city Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(limited recognition)[fn 1] 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217Official languagesHebrew ArabicEthnic groups (2017)74.7% Jewish
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Ein Gedi (kibbutz)
Ein Gedi
Ein Gedi
(Hebrew: עֵין גֶּדִי‬, lit. Kid Spring) is a kibbutz on the western shore of the Dead Sea
Dead Sea
in Israel. Located on the edge of the Judean desert
Judean desert
at the site of historic Ein Gedi, it falls under the jurisdiction of Tamar Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 588.[1]Contents1 History 2 Economy 3 Botanical garden 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The kibbutz was founded in 1953.[2] It was named after the Biblical Ein Gedi, located on Tel Goren beside the kibbutz. Located on the edge of the Green Line separating Israel
Israel
from the Jordanian-held West Bank, the kibbutz was completely isolated in the desert, the nearest Israeli village being several hours away via a dirt road
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