Ajalon

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Ajalon

(ă`jəlŏn, ā`–), variant of AijalonAijalon
, in the Bible. 1 Town, on the border between Philistia and Israel, the modern Yalo (Israel), NW of Jerusalem. In the Tell el Amarna letters it is called Aialuna. 2 Town in Zabulon. 3 Valley over which Joshua commanded the moon to stand still.
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The Clos de Gat winery is located near the Ayalon valley where the Book of Joshua says that Joshua defeated the five kings.
Among the areas which the Palestinians want to lay hands on are the Ayalon Valley, the Latrun enclave and the Armon Hantatiz district of Jerusalem between the Old City and West Jerusalem; the Huleh Lake Valley; the Golan slopes running down to the Sea of Galilee; and the Nitzana belt north of the Gaza Strip--plus one third of Dead Sea water and shore.