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The Treasures on Top of the Mountain

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/travel/article/the_treasures_on_top_of_the_mountain_20051118

Masada, which represents a stronghold of Jewish courage and defiance, is among Israel's most visited sites. Located in the Judean Desert, adjacent to the Dead Sea, King Herod the Great built Masada 2,100 years ago as both his winter palace and a place where he would retreat in times of crisis.

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