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Fab Feb: Exciting Events in Israel to Look Forward to This February

February 10th 2017

Feeling fidgety this February in Israel? Check out the fabulous events that are taking place this month only in the Holy Land! Shaon Horef is Back & Better Than Ever! Shaon Horef, literally, Winter Time, is a cultural festival that is held every year in Jerusalem during the month of February. Since the winter months […]

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High & Dry in Tel Aviv: Rainy Day Activities to Keep You Entertained

February 8th 2017

Nobody likes to be caught out in the rain, particularly on vacation. But if you are going to have the weather rain on your parade, it might as well be in Tel Aviv where there is literally something to do indoors every minute of the day. From art galleries and exhibitions to a hopping and […]

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Shaon Horef: The Time of Your Life

February 2nd 2017

Back for its sixth year, Shaon Horef is always a hit for anyone who participates. Each week, something different is showcased, but the concepts are always the same: an eclectic blend of exciting music, dancing, art workshops, cooking demonstrations, street theater, parties, classes, and more! It’s always fun and always fresh, so don’t miss out […]

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Get Active! Fun Winter Sports Around Israel

January 31st 2017

Tired of sitting in your hotel room because it’s cold outside? Then get your gear on, and head out for an unbelievable winter experience in Israel that you’ll dream about every day until your next trip. Here are the top winter activities to keep you active and having a blast! Hermon If you’re a snow […]

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Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Beat: Moshav Band & Other Musical Greats in Israel This Month

January 26th 2017

Are you the kind of person who needs to have an action-packed vacation in order for it to count? Then you must read up on what’s going on this January so you can know where and when to hit up the action and excitement that’s happening around Israel while you’re here. Probably the most talked […]

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Wearing Winter Well: Winter Wellness Checklist for the Wistful Traveler

January 25th 2017

Tired of hearing about the cold, rainy weather in Israel? If you want to spice up your mid-winter break with the time of your life in Israel, then check out our checklist for wistful travelers. Here are five activities you can do this winter in Israel to keep your vacation hopping! 5: Go for a […]

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Exclusive Spas Around Israel

January 20th 2017

There are loads of fabulous hotels that boast exquisite in-house spas like the Mount Zion, Inbal, and David Citadel in Jerusalem. But what about exclusive resorts that specifically cater to the indulgent? Yep, Israel’s got those as well, and here’s a list of the best ones you are not going to want to miss out […]

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Winter 101: The Traveler’s Guide to Surviving the Israeli Winter

January 18th 2017

Despite the fact that the Israel is a desert and generally doesn’t have temperatures much below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, the Israeli winter can be a brutal shock to the average tourist no matter where you’re coming from. Fortunately, we’ve got the Traveler’s Guide to Surviving Winter in Israel. Tip #1: Dressing for Success What to […]

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Spotlight on Jerusalem: Mike’s Place

January 14th 2017

Tel Aviv is famous for its nightlife. And truth be told, if you’re looking for a wild and crazy party that’ll keep you moving till the sun comes out, Tel Aviv is your best choice. If you’re looking for something a little less…committed though, there are some great bars in Jerusalem that you can enjoy […]

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Through the Cold & the Rain: January Happenings in Israel

January 6th 2017

Ok, it’s hardly a week into 2017, you’re starting to feel those extra party pounds, and your New Year’s resolutions have already fallen apart. But the year has just begun, and there’s plenty of opportunity for fun, excitement, and gain. Check out these fun-filled January happenings around Israel, and kick off the year right. Sea […]

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The 10th of Tevet: Remembering Jerusalem

January 5th 2017

In the Jewish calendar, the month of Tevet (roughly December—January) contains a minor fast. Held on the 10th day of the month (Assara B’Tevet), this year the solemn day falls out on January 8th, and it is meant to commemorate the siege that Nebuchadnezzar laid around Jerusalem during his rule over Babylon. Being aware of […]

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Breakfast on the House: Israel Hotels with Breakfast Included

December 30th 2016

Vacationing can get pricey, especially if you’re traveling with family. One way to save on your budget is to get inclusive hotel packages, and lucky for you, there are plenty of beautiful hotels in Israel that come with a delicious breakfast Daniel Dead Sea The Dead Sea is a wonderful place to go on vacation […]

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Happy New Year! Celebrating it Right in Israel

December 28th 2016

Foreigners traveling in Israel during this season might find the lack of festivities jarringly alarming. Coming from the secular western cultures, where every street, storefront, and lamp post is cheering on the holidays, Israel seems to have missed the memo. In fact, Israel as a nation doesn’t celebrate the Gregorian calendar new year. Israelis have […]

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Celebrating Hanukkah in Israel 2016

December 23rd 2016

Celebrating Hanukkah in Israel 2016 Hanukkah is one of the most enjoyable holidays across the culture because it requires very little preparation but packs a lot of fun into eight days and nights! If you’re traveling in Israel during this festive time, you can take advantage of all the celebrations with some iconic and less-traditional […]

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Eight Days of Entertainment: Chanukah in Israel

December 22nd 2016

In Israel, this Chanukah? If you are, then you are in for a real treat because Israel’s got some of the best entertainment that’s sure to light up the night and brighten your vacation with some authentic holiday spirit. Check it out! Night #1: Torch Relay: Kick off your Chanukah festivities with a ceremony that […]

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Parents, Vacation the Right Way: Family-Friendly Hotels in Israel

December 21st 2016

Traveling with kids can be…challenging! But it doesn’t have to be an unpleasant experience, especially when you visit Israel. A country that understands the importance of family life, Israel has loads of activities, events, and locations geared towards kid-friendly vacationing. Best of all, the hotels are even ready to accommodate groups with children. Here are […]

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Best Shawarma Places in Jerusalem: Put the WARM Back in the Winter

December 16th 2016

Shawarma would be classified as ambrosia (food of the gods) if it weren’t for all the calories that came along with it. With artery-clogging goodness, shawarma (the Israeli version of a tortilla wrap) is an Israel staple, and one of the most delicious ones you’ll ever taste! Tourists are always amazed when they first see […]

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Winter Holidays Across the Holy Land

December 13th 2016

Israel is known as the Holy Land, and there’s no time that the title is more fitting than in December. The month is chock full of religious celebrations that cover the spectrum from Judaism to Christianity and beyond. If you’re in Israel this December, be sure to partake in some of these festivities. Christmas Christmas […]

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December Events in Israel Not to Miss

December 9th 2016

December is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you must resign yourself to a dreary vacation. Israel is bursting with fun and excitement around every corner, even in the coldest months of the year. So, check out some of these awesome December events not to miss, and go home with stories your friends will envy […]

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3 Things to You Need to Know & Do in Israel This Winter

December 6th 2016

Touring Israel in the winter is entirely different from other wintertime destinations. While most tourists are heading to sunny locales for their much-needed vitamin D, tens of thousands of sightseers flock to Israel even during the coldest months to get something more out of their vacations. If you’re visiting Israel this winter, here are some […]

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