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Ein Itamar Spring in the Jerusalem Hills – En Itamar Spring in Reches Lavan

The spring is named for Itamar Doron who was killed at the site on October 13, 1998, when he and a companion were swimming in the spring; his companion was critically wounded by the two Hamas terrorists who ambushed them.

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Tel Azeka in the Valley of Elah – David and Goliath’s battle in the Valley of Elah

Azeka was a biblical town in the heights above the Valley of Elah, in the region given to the tribe of Judah. David fought and conquered the Philistine Goliath in the Valley of Elah. Tel Azeka is located in Park Britannia; from the tel you can see the Valley of Elah where the famous battle took place.

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