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Aprox. 5 km east of Ramallah you will find the remains of Beitin (Beth-El), that date back to the 5th century BC. An old tower, known as the tower of Beitin (Beth-El), is the site where according to tradition Abraham, on his way from Hebron to Nablus, built an altar (Genesis 12:5-9), and the site where Jacob dreamt of a ladder reaching up to heaven (Genesis 28:10-12).
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