Israel: The land
Israel the Land is a sensitive exploration of the land and people that make up modern Israel. More than 20 new color images portray the country and its changing boundaries. This revised edition also explores how the increased use of water from the Jordan River for irrigating Israel's crops, has changed the Dead Sea.
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The lay of the land
Glossary and Index
Africa airplane Allah amount ancient Arava Desert Archaeologists areas arrive in Israel Aviv-Jaffa Be'er Sheva became a country Bedouin Bible Bird watching built buses Caesaria Camels caves Christian cities in Israel coastal plains country in 1948 covered with rocks Dead Sea Scrolls Development towns diamonds Dizengoff Egged Eilat export farms fertile farmland fortress Gaza Strip Golan Heights Haifa heat Hebrew hills of Galilee homeland immigrated to Israel Israel's main Israel's population Israeli Jaffa Jews Jordan River kibbutz kilometers lake Lebanon located in Jerusalem manuscripts Masada Mediterranean Sea meters 1,312 feet migration routes Millions moshav Mount Hermon Muslims National Water Carrier Negev Desert neighboring Arab countries ofMasada Old City Palestine Palestinian Authority plants and animals prophet Muhammad Qumran rainy winter Rift Valley Romans Safad salt Sea of Galilee season that lasts sharav sherut Sinai Desert snowcapped soil Syria Taxi technologies Today tourists trees wind