The city and port of Haifa is one of the most beautiful of Israel and the Middle East. The city that is a synonym for coexistence between Jews and Arabs has all kinds of entertainment, a unique charm and a thriving commercial and industrial activity, almost unmatched in the Middle East. Haifa is first mentioned in the Talmud in the third century of our era, although some argue that the Haifa city was located where today is the city of Jaffa, South of Tel Aviv. The city located 90 kilometers from Tel Aviv, is the largest in the North of Israel and one of the largest with a population of almost 300,000 residents. The city’s port is the largest in Israel by the large amount of traffic of imports and exports that pass by it. Haifa is located on Mount Carmel where the Baha ‘ i Temple is located.
In Haifa is also located one of the centres of research and study of the world’s most important technology: the Tejnion. It is one of the most active industrial cities of Israel and several reputable companies they are located in it as: Intel, IBM, Microsoft, Motorola, and Google. Haifa also boasts a myriad of shopping and shopping centers and a rich nightlife with pubs, theatres and cinemas. Haifa is also host to one of the most important football teams of the time in Israel, Maccabi Haifa. The team has won repeated israeli first division Soccer Championship and has also played the euro showing signs of being at the level of the world’s largest when confronted to the Liverpool of Britain and other big European football. The city suffered almost daily attacks during the second Lebanon war in August 2006.