06.02.2013 26.Schwat. 5773
The ancient ruins of this once great city lives up to its post-Biblical billing, "the ornament of all Galilee".
With ancient hype billing it as “the ornament of all Galilee” (the Jewish historian Josephus), and “perched on a mountain like a bird” – i.e., a bird’s eye view (the Talmud) and “a land flowing with milk and honey for 16 miles around,” (ditto) even in ruin, the city of Zippori has a lot to live up to. And it does….