Caesarea: A story of sand versus sea

If the authorities fail to find the promised funding, the ancient seaport – one of the country’s most popular attractions – may be doomed.

By MAURICE PICOW
November 26, 2010 15:20
Caesarea beach

Caesarea beach 311. (photo credit: Maurice Picow)

 
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