And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived. 1Kings 17:22
The Haifa Carmel Mountains are situated between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jezreel Valley. The immense natural beauty of the Carmel forest is coupled with the biblical setting of Elijah confronting the false prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18).
The Bible can be recounted and experienced visually in the Stella Maris church, with its amazing vistas toward the Mediterranean Sea, or from the Mukraha monastery, whose breath-taking view looks over the Jezreel valley and the Kishon stream where the slaughter took place.
It's inspiring to see the traditional site of Elijah's Cave where the prophet hid in the cliffs towards the sea. You can’t miss the gardens, where nineteen terraces of pure botanical beauty landscape the northern slope of Mount Carmel. Read more...