Mount Tabor’s cultural mosaic

ByITSIK MAROM
July 30, 2014 14:45

There is a mosaic of people who chose to make Israel their home: among them Druse, Beduin, Arabs and Circassians.

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The Ein Dor Archeological Museum.. (photo credit:ITSIK MAROM)

Israel is home to Jewish people from all over the world. Many opted to come here from their countries of origin, but as we all know, there is a mosaic of other people who also chose to make Israel their home: among them Druse, Beduin, Arabs and Circassians.

A good spot to encounter some of these communities is the area around Mount Tabor. Down the mountain is the Beduin village of Shibli and here you can meet Diab Ben-Rashid, who comes from a family with a tradition of serving in the IDF and now works in education. With his wife, he recently opened a unique center on Beduin heritage in the Galilee.

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