LOWER GALILEE   גליל תחתון


CITIES in the Lower Galilee Region of North Israel


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Each city is a unique adventure into a mix of cultures, traditions and religions. There is a very special 'flavor' to every community many times due to the generations and history of the population, as well as ethnic and language differences.



CITIES


  • AFULA  
    עֲפוּלָה
  • BEIT SHE'AN  
    בֵּית שְׁאָן
  • KARMIEL  
    כַּרְמִיאֵל
  • TIBERIAS  
    טְבֶרְיָה
  • YOKNEAM (Yokneam Illit)  
    יָקְנְעָם עילית



AFULA


Due to it's strategic location in the Jezreel Valley, this growing city is sometimes called the 'Capital of the Valley'. With a diverse population in excess of 50,000 people, there are many options for living and adventurous activities for tourists.


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BEIT SHE'AN


Beit She'an is located on the plains of North Israel in the Lower Galilee, and is the center for the villages making up the Valley of Springs Regional Council. Incorporated in 1999 as a city, it's population is reaching 25,000 people with 99% of Jewish heritage. It is of great strategic importance, being located at the junction of the Jordan River and Jezreel Valley.


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KARMIEL


The literal translation being G-d's Vineyards, this modern city was established in 1964 with an initial population of 16 families. Today the population is reaching 50,000 and growing nicely in every sector; and boasts a mixed community of secular and religious families. Karmiel sits in the Beit HaKerem Valley which divides Upper and Lower Galilee.


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TIBERIAS


Located on the western shore of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), Tiberias is one of the Four Holy Cities of Israel. Steeped in 2,000 years of history, this predominantly Jewish city blends the traditions of many cultures and offers much for both the resident and tourist.


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YOKNEAM (Yokneam Illit)


Yokneam was officially incorporated as a city in 1960, having originally started as a 'Startup Village' because this high-tech / business center is surrounded by forests and small communities. With a population reaching 30,000 this energetic, entrepreneurial city continues to grow with religious and non-religious families.


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