The Knights of Jerusalem

Tradition is very important in Israel.

By Israel Today Staff |
Photo: Jerusalem Knigts Fest

It is often celebrated, even if it is not one’s own tradition. This explains why every year many Israelis revel in the traditions of the Middle Ages. At Ein Yael on the outskirts of Jerusalem, history enthusiasts meet to fight, dance, drink and observe the latest trends in knightly fashion. Be they gentle maidens or proudly armored knights, visitors do not let the Middle East heat deter them dressing up in grand detail.

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