Tag: Jerusalem

Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Old Jaffa and Caesarea Christian Sites

Old Jaffa and Caesarea The old city of Jaffa (Yafo, Jaffo) has a Biblical history beginning with King Solomon who received cedar wood from Hiram in Tyre to build the First Temple in Jerusalem. The prophet Jonah (Yonah), commanded by G-d to go to Nineveh to demand it repent, tried to run away, sailing from […]

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Dead Sea Mineral Hot Springs, Spas and Beaches

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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Things to Do in Safed

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Things to Do in Safed

Things to do in Safed Israel With the help of a map and this guide, you’re well on your way to getting the most from your Tzfat (Safed) experience. Depending on your personal preference, of course, quality tour guides are available. All over the central area of Safed you will find signs providing  historical commentary […]

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Jerusalem for Kids

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jerusalem for Kids

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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Western Wall Tunnels

| April 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
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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Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

| December 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

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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Bethlehem

| December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethlehem

City of Bethlehem Bethlehem, located just south of Jerusalem, was first mentioned in the Bible as the burial place for Jacob’s (Yaakov’s) beloved wife, Rachel, who died after giving birth to their second son, Benjamin. Her tomb, known to locals as Kever Rachel, can be visited there today.Located in the area allotted to the tribe of Judah, or Yehuda, Bethlehem is where  King David, the great grandson […]

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A Hotel in Eilat, Vacation Rentals in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv?

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Hotel in Eilat, Vacation Rentals in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv?

Vacation Rentals You’ve made the decision; you’re going to act on your lifelong dream to visit Israel. But, now the question is what to do and where to stay. You’ll be pleased to know that  Israel offers a variety of accommodation experiences from a hotel in Eilat to vacation rentals in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. […]

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Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

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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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Church of the Holy Sepulchre Believed by most to be built on the site of the Christian Savior‘s crucifixion and burial, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre has a long history. The church was twice leveled to the ground, suffered earthquake damage, and in 1834 was the site of several deaths when parishioners were crushed in […]

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