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Copyright: Tamir Orbaum
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Andy Alpern
The Golden Menorah of the Temple
Armin Leuprecht
Jerusalem, view to Temple Mount
Zoran Strajin
Golden Menorah, Jerusalem
William Hamblin
Temple Mount Overlook and Menorah
Furman Artjem
The Wailing Wall. Jerusalem. Israel.
Alexander Shalit
OVO - Davidson Center
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Remains of Robinson's Arch, Jerusalem
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The Golden Menorah by Night, The Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem
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Jerusalem, Western Wall Plaza
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Entrance to the Temple Mount complex [Haram Al-Sharif], Old City, Jerusalem
Roland Lahner
Jerusalem West Wall - Klagemauer
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Dung gate
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Schweppes neon in gran via. madrid
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Seal Pups At Wharariki Beach
Ronald Tichelaar
Sunset at Loch Coruisk
Teake van Popta
stoomgemaal Cruquius
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Petit Eiffel Kiosk at Champ de Mars Garden
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Lajas - A Cathedral Built inside a Gorge
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Broad Peak basecamp and K2
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The Tree & The Sunset
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typical barbershop
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Spinalonga Fortress Island Crete Greece
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Wild Flowers at New Moon
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Sapa Market 1st Floor Sapa
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Hurva synagogue
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Kidron view
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the garden of leaders
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Dolev stream
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Dung gate
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Kanada park
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Ymca
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Square workhouse
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the garden of leaders 2
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red blossoming
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Kardo
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Playground in Modin
More About Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.Text by Steve Smith.