I well remember Akko from the days of my childhood and youth growing up: I research, photograph, write about, and tour the Old City.
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Old Akko - World Heritage Site
The Aqueduct to Acre
Akko: Much More than Hummus
The History of Old Akko
Introduction
The Bronze and Iron Ages
The Persian and Greek (Hellenistic) Periods
The Roman, Byzantine and Early Arab Periods
The Crusader Period – Part A
The Crusader Period – part B
The Crusader Period – part C
The Mamluk Period
The Ottoman Period – part A
The Ottoman Period – part B
The Ottoman Period – part C
The Ottoman Period – part D
The British Mandate
Ariel Hadari: My Calling Card

I well remember Akko from the days of my childhood and youth growing up on Moshav Bustan Hagalil next to Akko. After ten years spent “in exile” throughout Israel, I returned to the Western Galilee and Bustan Hagalil in the early 1980s.

For the past five years, my heart and eyes have turned to Akko: I research, photograph, write about, and tour the Old City.

Since 2006, I have been accompanying groups, families, and students in going on treasure hunts that I plan in the Old City and the Galilee.

In Akko with my geography students

A treasure hunt with an Israeli family

Touring Akko one-on-one

Urban orienteering at Tel Akko as preparation for IDF induction

 

I’ ve also been writing and editing books on a range of subjects:

     Waqf Al-Jazzar Pasha in Akko, edited the revised edition, written by Omri Taufiq

     Geography for the High School Matriculation Examination, "Ankori" Publishers

     Oneg Shabbat, a book about the Shabat family who emigrated from Iraq 

     The Earth Quakes, the story of a Holocaust survivor
 
     Living the Dream, the story of Rufeisen family
 
     The Rooftops of Akko (in progress; working title)
 

I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning.

My main profession for the past 30 years is teaching Geography for the high school matriculation examination.