The Haj Setting & Symbolism

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Palestine

Palestine is a region in the Middle East out of which the state of Israel was created.

Tabah

Tabah is a village in Palestine on the road to Jerusalem where Ibrahim and Ishmael lived. Tabah is on a knoll in Avalon.

Mecca

Mecca is the holy city in Saudi Arabia, to which many Muslims complete a Haj.

Ramle

Ramle is a neighboring village of Tabah. It is where the Soukori family has a stall in the marketplace and where the school is located to which Ishmael is sent.

Lydda

Lydda was a neighboring village of Tabah.

Galilee

Galilee is the area of Palestine where the Asch family settled.

Shemesh

Shemesh is a kibbutz that was built ten miles from Tabah. It is where Gideon Asch settled.

Damascus

Damascus is a city in Syria where the Kabir family lived.

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv was an all Jewish city...

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