Situated in the Customs and VAT Department building, this one room museum (one of two tax museums in the world) opened in ... More
Museum of Taxes
Situated in the Customs and VAT Department building, this one room museum (one of two tax museums in the world) opened in 1964 to educate the public about the tax process in Israel and around the Jewish world. The wall exhibition which is a little faded tells the history of tax from biblical and ancient times to the present. Part of the museum is dedicated to customs and there is a display of items confiscated at the border, such as shoes with diamonds stuffed inside their wooden soles, a life jacket filled with narcotics and a dress padded with cigarette roll-up paper. Entrance is free.
This beautiful campus offers adult classes, two month Ulpans (intensive Hebrew study) and a secondary school educating future rabbis, cantors
and biblical scholars. Instead of monotonous sermons, its services include a learning session (in English) as well as sing ...
This museum, which is based primarily on the private collection of its founder, Dr. Elie Borowski, displays objects that depict
religious myths and scenes of everyday life from the ancient Near East. Each object in the museum has been ...
The British General Gordon visited Jerusalem in 1883 and was convinced this was the true tomb of Christ, especially since
it sits on a skull like rocky ledge outside the Old City walls. Most historians now believe the tomb ...
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