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In the 1860s, members of the Society of the Temple, a religious group from Germany commonly called the Templers, moved to Haifa because they were convinced that Christ would soon return to Mount Carmel. They came to the Holy Land to await His arrival.

Photo 1 of 8: This print shows Haifa around the time that Bahá’u’lláh made three visits, between 1883 and 1891.
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This print shows Haifa around the time that Bahá’u’lláh made three visits, between 1883 and 1891.
This print shows Haifa around the time that Bahá’u’lláh made three visits, between 1883 and 1891. (Bahá'í World Centre archives, c. 1880)