Tourist tip #281 / Elijah's Cave in Haifa
This site was first mentioned in the 12th century by Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela, who wrote it was near where Elijah and the Prophets of Ba'al faced off.
There’s something quintessentially Israeli about Hahaganah Boulevard in Lower Haifa in the area leading to Elijah’s Cave. The southern side of the street (as you come from the lower city’s Paris Square) is home to three monuments, all relics of modern-day Israeli history: an old illegal immigrant ship, called the “Af Al Pi Chen” ("in spite of it all”), that is part of the...
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