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Copyright: Eva Gershgal
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Taken: 13/02/2011
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Updated: 12/03/2012
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canyon Azrieli- Modiin City
Tamir Orbaum
Playground in Modin
mordagan
hativt hareel modiin
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Kanada park
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Benshemen Woods
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Dolev stream
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Dolev synagogue
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Talmon wellspring
rami krispin
Tsin Stream
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Avshalom Cave
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castel
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cascade Gairaut
Hersonissos Municipality in Crete
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Marcio Cabral
Cerrado Stellar I
ViReal Riprese Aeree
Bologna
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130403 Hardanger Halne snow hole
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kyoto in autumn
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Castell de Tossa de Mar
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Nahariya -city center
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Migdal David - view to old city of Jerusalem
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Maalot - view
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nahalel student village , israel
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Old City - arabic market
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West Wall of Jerusalem
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.