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Haifa and northern coast
  • Located about 20 km south of Haifa, the Atlit Refugee Camp served as a detention center for illegal Jewish immigrants seeking refuge in Palestine during the British Mandate. Today the museum is dedicated to the pre-state illegal immigration, telling the story of Jews fleeing Nazi persecution in Europe, finally reaching Palestine, only to be incarcerated in camps similar in appearance to the death camps they have just escaped.