“I brought you into a plentiful land to enjoy its fruits and its good things” (Jr.2,7)
Mount Carmel is situated in the north of Israel (biblical Land of Israel ). It is a small mountainous range 30 km wide, which stretches out inland, deep into the heart of the Holy Land, and as far out as the Mediterranean Sea near the city of Haifa . Mount Carmel is 40 km away from Nazareth and 120 km from Jerusalem .
On its most elevated peak, at 482 m above sea level, is Muhraqa which according to tradition is the place of the Sacrifice of Elijah (1 Kings 18: 10-20).