Masada, Israel: Ancient Fortress


Oct 05 2016 2 mins   1
The ancient fortress in Masada, Israel served as a refuge of last resort back when the Jews were the rebellious subjects of Roman occupation. Masada’s rebels methodically took their own lives, and today, that mass suicide is the symbol of Israel’s staunch “they’ll never take us alive” commitment to freedom. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.