Emek Izrael

Emek Yizrael (Valley of Jezreel) is a large valley in northern Israel, bounded by the hills of the Lower Galilee, the hills of the Shomron (Samaria) and the Carmel mountain range, and it extends from the Coastal Plain, all the way to the Jordan Valley. Emek Yizrael (the Jezreel Valley) is one of the largest rifts of the Syrian-African rift. In Arabic the valley is called "Emek Ben Amar" or "Mishor Zarin".