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Masada— A Place of Sanctuary, Suicide, and Inspiration

Masada— A Place of Sanctuary, Suicide, and Inspiration by Wayne Stiles http://www.waynestiles.com/masada-a-place-of-sanctuary-suicide-and-inspiration/#more-3738 One visit to Masada is not enough.Neither are a dozen. As many times as people go there, they always want to go back. Photo: The magnificent fortress of … Continue reading

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Water for a king Herod’s Masada (w/images)

Masada – €œHow did they get water up there?€ Here’s the answer: King Herod the Great built Masada into a fortress and a palatial retreat. Atop this 1450 foot rock in the middle of the desert, Herod built a complex … Continue reading

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Masada – Herod’s Fortress – Jewish Last Stand

Aerial view of Masada One of the great sites in Jewish history and a well-known archaeological site in Israel is Masada (Fortress in Hebrew). Located about 30 miles south of Jerusalem, Masada is on top of an isolated rock on … Continue reading

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