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Harod Valley

Beit She'an

bethshan Sitting at the intersection of the Harod and Jordan valleys, the nation that controlled Beit She'an controlled all travel through those areas. Consequently, the city changed hands many times throughout history. During the first century, the city was named Scythopolis and was the only city of the Decapolis located west of the Jordan River.

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Wheat Fields

IMG_1979 Throughout the Old Testament, we read accounts of people growing and harvesting wheat. Even thousands of years later, this practice still takes place today. This picture was taken in the Harod Valley just southeast of the Hill of Moreh.