Decades later, historical Israeli railway station gets new lease on life

26.10.2011                      28.Tischrei. 5772

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Decades later, historical Israeli railway station gets new lease on life

Site of important World War I cavalry battle to become study center; building will include memorial to fallen.

The abandoned railway station in Tzemach has seen it all in its 106 years of existence: wars, bustling commerce, a small town that grew. In addition to its original purpose, it has served as an army base and a pound for stray animals.
Now the old station is ready to depart some knowledge on Israel's whippersnappers. It is being renovated to serve as a Land of Israel studies center for Kinneret College's new campus. In about a year it will open its doors and the NIS 46 million center will cater to students and tourists alike….