Sites: Haifa and Carmel

0 Atlit Detention Camp

A museum documenting “illegal immigration” during the years 1934-1948, and the detention camp put up by the British that imprisoned tens of thousands of Ma’apilim. important features are the fascinating databank detailing sea, land and air voyages, names of the immigrants, activists and volunteers; plus an exhibit representing an immigrant…

0 Ramat Hanadiv

An Experience on Another Level Almost directly between Haifa and Tel Aviv, yet far from the crowds and the tumult, sits Ramat Hanadiv, a unique spot where the open expanses of a nature park meet beautifully landscaped gardens. What’s here? Exquisite gardens combining vast lawns and flower beds, fountains, waterfalls,…

0 The Glass Factory Museum (Ha’mizgaga)

Set in a two-story building near the beach of Kibbutz Nahsholim, and a short walk from Tel Dor, the Glass Factory Museum (Ha’mizgaga) is dedicated to archaeology and glass. The building, which baron Rothschild constructed in 1891 to house a factory to manufacture glass bottles, today is home to a…

0 Hecht Museum, University of Haifa

Archaeology Archaeology of Eretz-Israel The Temple Mount Excavations The Phoenicians Ancient Crafts and Industries (metal; wood; stone; glass; mosaic; the art of writing and the physician’s craft) Ma’agan Mikhael Ancient Ship The Great Revolt in the Galilee Hoards and Gnizot as Chapters in History Art French Painting 1830-1930: Barbizon School,…