On the slopes of Mount Carmel, between the Bat Galim neighborhood and the Stella Maris neighborhood – ‘Elijah’s Cave‘. According to Jewish tradition, the prophet Elijah hid in the cave, while the rest fled from Ahab, the king of Israel.

As early as the Middle Ages, Jewish pilgrims used to visit a cave, which had healing abilities according to the belief. On the walls of the cave, a rock engraving – a seven-branched lamp and an ancient Hebrew inscription: “Israel ben Koma”, next to engravings in the Greek language which are according to the historians from the Byzantine period.

Today, in the cave walls lie notes with the prayers of the believers and, outside the cave, candle lighting and prayers are accepted as in all holy places.