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Jerusalem and Judean Hills
  • Built over 150 years ago by Sir Moses Montefiore, Mishkenot Shaannanim became the first Jewish residential area outside the Old City walls. Its name, Mishkenot Shaannanim, or peaceful dwellings, emanates from the words of prophet Isaiah: “And my people shall abide in a peaceable habitation, and in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.