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Rosh Hanikra

On the northern coast of Israel, bordering the sea and Lebanon is a place like no other in the country. Welcome to Rosh Hanikra. The Book of Joshua mentions "Misraphot Mayim" as a place south of Rosh HaNikra that was the border of the Israelite tribes of the time (13:6). Jewish sages referred to the cliff as "The Ladder of Tyre". After the Arab Conquest in the 600’s the site was later renamed A-Nawakir ("the grottos"). The Hebrew name, Rosh Hanikra, is the translation of the later Arabic name "Ras-an-Nakura". They both mean Head of the Grottos. The Rosh Hanikra grottos are cavernous tunnels formed by sea water hitting against soft chalk rock. They branch off in various directions with some i

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