Mt. Carmel

 

Biblical Events:

  • The site where Elijah competed with 450 of prophets of Ba’al.  They were then brought to the Kishon Valley and killed (1 Kings 18)
  • Date would be in the 800’s.
  • Location is about the same level as the Sea of Galilee, just south of modern Haifa, overlooking the Jezreel Valley.

 

Some Photos:

 

Part of the range, looking south from place of memorial:

 

 

Statue in Elijah’s honor: