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      Archive: 12/13/2011

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        12/13/2011, Kislev 17, 5772

      Education Min. Calls to Visit Ancient Shilo

      Education Minister Gideon Saar called upon all Israeli students to take field trips to ancient Shilo. Saar made the comments during a visit to the Cave of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs in Hevron, a site he previously declared a must for all students.

      The Tel Shilo archeological site is located in Samaria. In Biblical times was home to the Tabernacle. It contains ruins of ancient synagogues and other artifacts.