In the hills of Haifa, a 500,000-year-old home with a view
Mount Carmel is the only known place in the world where Neanderthals and early modern man crossed paths. No wonder UNESCO recently named its caves – inhabited continuously for half a million years -- a World Heritage Site.
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Lauren Gelfond Feldinger
Calling someone a "Neanderthal" is an insult -- to the Neanderthals, says Haifa University archaeologist, Prof. Daniel Kaufman, sitting on a stone where Neanderthals likely once sat tens of thousands of years ago.