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Birya Fortress

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Built during the British Mandate period, this fortress is situated on the “Mountain of the Brave,” named for the area’s early settlers. Birya’s battle for survival against British attacks made it a symbol of the Jewish people’s struggle for the land of Israel. A path marked “In the Footsteps of the Fighters” takes visitors past several landmarkswhere they learn about Birya’s history.


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