Dead Sea

Dead Sea Mineral Hot Springs, Spas and Beaches

Dead Sea Mineral Hot Springs, Spas and Beaches

Yam Ha’melech – Sea of Salt The Dead Sea, one of the world’s incredible wonders, is not replicated anywhere on earth. Beautiful to view, an amazing experience to float in, no one who has visited the Dead Sea will ever forget the experience.  Set into this magnificent setting are the world class Dead Sea Spas, which […]

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Birds of Israel

Birds of Israel

Birding in Israel There is no better country on earth than Israel for birding. Visitors arrive to observe millions of birds in migration, not to mention birds of Israel which can be found year round. Every year, migrations to and from Europe and Western Asia bring 300 species, approximately 500 million birds, to the skies over Israel. […]

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Swimming in the Dead Sea

Swimming in the Dead Sea

Dead Sea Swimming Everyone knows that a visit to the Dead Sea feels great.  But why?  The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, is a unique combination of minerals, mud, salt, pure air, and sunshine – a combination not found anywhere else on earth. Swimming in the Dead Sea has a host of therapeutic and health […]

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Attractions

City of David Jerusalem Walls National Park

City of David Jerusalem Walls National Park

City of David Jerusalem Walls National Park – Historical Goldmine   Jerusalem! Just hearing this name stirs up all kinds of emotions and spiritual feelings. There is no better place to experience life as it was throughout Jerusalem’s long and often stormy history than by visiting the City of David, Ir David in Hebrew. This […]

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5 Great Tiberias Attractions

5 Great Tiberias Attractions

5 Great Tiberias Attractions You May Not Know About! Modern Tiberias is Israel’s lowest city, situated 200 meters below sea level and, although it becomes very hot and humid in the summer, people flock there to cool off in the beautiful harp-shaped fresh water Lake Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee). Its mild climate also makes […]

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Tiberias Hot Springs, Spa and More!

Tiberias Hot Springs, Spa and More!

Tiberias Hot Springs, Spa and Archaeological National Park Tiberias (Tiverya), is one of Israel’s 4 holy cities that also includes Jerusalem, Safed (Tzfat), and Hebron. Built on the shores of the beautiful Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee,) the lowest altitude freshwater lake in the world, Tiberias was originally constructed by Antipater to cull favor with […]

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Beaches

Ashkelon Excavations

Ashkelon Excavations

Ashkelon National Park: Tel Ashkelon Ashkelon is one of the world’s oldest cities and the remains of about 20 cities buried one on top of another have been found at Tel Ashkelon, dating from 3500 BCE to 1500 CE – about 5,000 years. The remains at Tel Ashkelon are within the boundaries of Ashkelon National Park, […]

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Eilat Water Sports and Extreme Water Sports

Eilat Water Sports and Extreme Water Sports

Extreme Water Sports While many tourists go to Eilat just to soak up sun on the beach and swim, Eilat offers a wealth of water sport and extreme sport activities that are action-packed ways to spend the day. Eilat’s favorable climate of year-round sunshine, beautiful Red Sea location, and the relative quiet of the sea waters make it […]

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Diving in Eilat

Diving in Eilat

Eilat Diving Eilat Israel is one of the world’s main diving centers, featuring beautiful diving spots in and around the Coral Reef Nature Reserve. Diving points of note on the Coral Reef include the Dolphin Reef, the Japanese Gardens and the large Moses and Joshua rocks. Outside of the Reserve are other diving points of interest, including […]

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Historical

Akko Historical Sites

Akko Historical Sites

Akko (aka Acre) Historical Attractions The Hamam Al Basha The local hamam (bathhouse) was both a place of religious purification before prayers and a social gathering place in the Ottoman Empire. This hamam was originally built by Jazzar Pasha, who was the Turkish governor of Akko towards the end of the 18th century. Here gathered […]

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Safed

Safed

Introduction to Safed (Tzfat) With 27,000 permanent residents, Safed, commonly known by its Hebrew name of Tzfat, is the highest and coldest city in Israel. Safed is perched at a 2,800 foot (850 m) altitude, and occasionally visitors can enjoy tramping through a snowy white wonderland. Summer nights are usually fresh and comfortable. The climb up […]

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Western Wall Tunnels

Western Wall Tunnels

The Western Wall, the Kotel Almost every first-time visitor to Jerusalem visits the Western Wall – the piece of the retaining wall of the magnificent Second Jewish Temple built more than 2,000 years ago. But the section of the Western Wall where we pray today is only a small visible segment (about 200 feet, 60 […]

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Other Recent Posts

Barkan Winery Central Israel

Barkan Winery Central Israel

| April 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

State-of-the-Art Barkan Winery Kibbutz Hulda Looking for a great wine tasting experience close to Israel’s center and the Gush Dan area? If your vacation itinerary includes Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, you can a great tasting and fun side trip to the beautiful Barkan Winery in Kibbutz Hulda and its new Visitor’s Center with a variety of wine tour options. Kosher […]

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Jerusalem for Kids

Jerusalem for Kids

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jerusalem with Kids Israel is one of the world’s most child friendly countries and there are a wealth of attractions such as zoos, amusement parks, water parks, science museums and children’s playgrounds in every corner of the country. Jerusalem is especially a paradise for children. Bloomfield Science Museum The Bloomfield Science Museum near the Hebrew […]

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Mount Carmel and Haifa Nature Reserves

Mount Carmel and Haifa Nature Reserves

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mount Carmel (Har Carmel) Mount Carmel, Har Carmel in Hebrew, means the mountain of G-d’s vineyard. Blessed with an abundance of rain, high humidity, and the many evergreen trees that grow there, these mountains were given the nickname of the evergreen mountain. Har Carmel stretches from the Menashe Plateau in the south to the Haifa Bay […]

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Haifa Gardens and Zoo

Haifa Gardens and Zoo

| April 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Haifa Gardens Haifa is blessed with so much natural beauty. Home to Mount Carmel (Har Carmel in Hebrew) and situated along the beautiful coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Haifa is also home to many gardens and parks, as well as the Haifa zoo. Bahai Gardens The most popular Haifa attraction is the gold-domed Shrine of the Bab, surrounded […]

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Eilat Spas

Eilat Spas

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Fish Spa If some pampering at an Eilat spa is what you’re looking for, consider the popular Dr. Fish Spa, which uses live fish to soften and pedicure your feet. The fish nibble at dry old skin as you immerse your feet in a pool of sterile water. When the treatment is over, you are left with soft, smooth […]

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Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

| December 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bethlehem of the Galilee The beautiful Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is the site for several nearby towns, such as Nazareth, Cana, Bethlehem Galilee, and Sephoris (Tzippori), which appeal to both Jews and Christians. These very scenic areas offer amazing photo opportunities, so don’t forget to bring your camera. For Christians, visiting these sites can be combined with touring other Christian […]

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Sea of Galilee Map

Sea of Galilee Map

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

North Shore Sea of Galilee: Korazim, Tabgha, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes and Beit Saida If you look at a map of the Sea of Galilee you will find many sites around the northern lake shore of the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret, that are the archaeological remains of several towns and places where many important events […]

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Sea of Galilee

Sea of Galilee

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lake Kinneret, Tiberias, Mount Arbel, Migdal, Ginossar The beautiful area around Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is where most of the events are said to have taken place during the three years of the Christian Savior’s ministry. If you are looking for a great vacation combined with a chance to see historical, archaeological, religious and nature […]

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Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Biblical Zoo Jerusaelm Popularly known as the Biblical Zoo, the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in southern Jerusalem is not only a place to see animals. Sprawled over 250 dunams (about 62 acres), the popular Jerusalem zoo features a learning center, train, lakes, sculpture park, children’s zoo, art gallery, and cafeteria. The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo is one-of-a-kind in the world for […]

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Eilat Coral Reef

Eilat Coral Reef

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Israel’s Only Coral Reef Eilat is blessed with one of the world’s most beautiful and densely populated coral reefs and the only coral reef in Israel. Stretching over 1,200 meters (1/4 mile) along the shore, the Eilat Coral Reef attracts divers and snorkelers from all over the world. The primary undersea coral wall descends 3-4 meters (10-13 feet);  behind this coral wall […]

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Eilat Beach

Eilat Beach

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Eilat Beach Experience The name “Eilat” brings to mind images of the Red Sea, the beautiful tropical Eilat beach, and palm trees. There are nearly 9 miles (14 km) of coast and beaches spanning from Eilat’s border with Jordan in the north to Eilat’s border with Egypt in the south. The Princess Beach is […]

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What to Do in Tel Aviv

What to Do in Tel Aviv

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Five Family Fun Activities in Tel Aviv Not sure what to do in Tel Aviv? Here are some great ideas for Tel Aviv activities for the whole family. 1. Tel Aviv Gardens Tel Aviv may be known as the white city, but there is plenty of green grass and shady trees to enjoy in Tel Aviv gardens, including taking […]

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Jerusalem’s Old City in a Day

Jerusalem’s Old City in a Day

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jerusalem Old City No matter if this is your first or your fifteenth visit to Jerusalem, there’s so much to see, do and experience in the holy city that arriving with a plan will make your trip that much more meaningful and enjoyable. Here are five key areas to include. 1. City of David Plan on […]

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Masada Israel

Masada Israel

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Masada: The Most Visited Attraction in Israel Masada fortress, the most visited tourist attraction in Israel after the Western Wall in Jerusalem, is home to the archaeological ruins of King Herod’s fortress and first-‎century Roman villa built into the surrounding rock face. Located in the Judean Desert approximately 18 km south of Ein ‎Gedi on top […]

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Beer Sheva Restaurants

Beer Sheva Restaurants

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Eating out in Beer Sheva Be’er Sheva has some wonderful restaurants to suit every taste. Many of them reflect the ethnic background of the immigrants from all over the world that settled in Be’er Sheva. Others reflect popular trends like Japanese sushi. Many restaurants are located in the Old City. Some are in the […]

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Kayaking and Rafting in Israel

Kayaking and Rafting in Israel

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kayaking In Israel Some people like to see new places through a window while seated comfortably on a bus. Others like to experience a new place with all they’ve got. Kayaking is a fun and fast-paced way to see Israel, and to become connected to the country in a way that a tour bus just […]

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Ashkelon Map

Ashkelon Map

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Use an Ashkelon Map to Plan Your Day Trip Ashkelon is not only a great place for touring, but it is also a gateway to other very interesting historical, archeological, Biblical, holistic, recreational, amusement and underground attractions in the surrounding area. A one day trip can take in many of these sites, which you can look […]

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