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4 Luxury Hotels in Israel You’ll Wish You Were Staying At

June 3rd 2016

Vacations are all about taking a break and recharging that battery, and staying at a hotel is part of the process. Of course, if you really want to spoil yourself, there are some exclusive resorts that make sure you leave feeling pampered and relaxed. You might not be able to afford a two-week vacation at […]

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Join the Israeli Nation in Celebrating Jerusalem Day

June 2nd 2016

Jerusalem Day, or Yom Yerushalayim, is a day for celebration even in other cities of the country because of what it represents. Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel, the home of many significant historical, religious, and political sites, and it holds a unique place in the heart of all Israelis. Jews, Christians, and Muslims […]

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Spotlight on Religion: Druze in Israel

June 1st 2016

This is the fourth part in our series, Spotlight on Religion, looking at the various religious groups that have found themselves a safe, free, and accepting home within the borders of Israel. Today, we’ll explore the colorful world of the Israeli Druze along with some exciting activities, sights, and areas you can visit to really […]

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Shvil Izim – A Path to Perfection

May 31st 2016

Shvil Izim – A Path to Perfection Located in Tel Shachar, a mere 15 minute drive from central Modiin and 45 minutes from Tel Aviv, Shvil Izim combines an outdoor experience with a truly unique Israeli restaurant. Reviews have consistently graded the restaurant as a “must visit”, with many claiming it’s the finest milky dining […]

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Diving in Caesarea: Not Like Any Dive You’ve Ever Taken Before

May 31st 2016

If you love exploring the depths of the deep blue sea, then Caesarea is the only place to be. Diving in Caesarea is a completely different experience than diving in other bodies of water. While Eilat can provide you with an unbelievable vacation, Caesarean diving is an aquatic escape that is unmatched by any other. […]

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Spotlight on Religion: The Bahai Faith

May 30th 2016

One of the most strikingly remarkable things about Israel is that there are so many different cultures, religions, and peoples living together. The Christians are free to practice their faith, and the Jews don’t have to fear persecution for theirs. People of every walk of life come to Israel and instantly feel accepted because that […]

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Wrap it Up: Funky Headscarves in Israel

May 29th 2016

One of the most outstanding features of religious Jewish women is their head coverings. According to Jewish law, married women are obligated to cover their hair in one manner or another. Some opt for the traditional wigs, while others prefer hats and berets. A trend that is occurring more and more often in the Jewish […]

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Israel’s Extensive Park Network

May 29th 2016

As the last vestiges of winter disappear, and Israel turns quickly into the warmth of spring, outdoor exploration once again becomes an attractive option. Israel is full of national parks, all run under the auspices of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, who work to ensure that the parks are clean, wildlife is cared for, […]

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Israel’s Camping Sites

May 28th 2016

As the warm weather spreads throughout Israel, thousands of Israelis will start to flock to the outdoor camping sites that prove such a popular destination over these months. And as the country begins to shut down ahead of the Pesach break, many people will take advantage of being off of work to spend time away […]


Gluten free? Israel’s the Best Place to Be!

May 27th 2016

One of the hardest parts of traveling abroad is finding places to cater to your specific dietary restrictions. Whether it’s kosher, halal, vegan, or some other requirement, getting a meal around the world is sometimes easier said than done (and that includes speaking in a foreign language!). Fortunately, gluten free travelers have nothing to fear […]

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Yom HaZikaron: A Different Approach to Memorializing the Fallen

May 26th 2016

Yom HaZikaron is a unique day for Israelis. When American’s think of Memorial Day, they picture shopping, BBQ’s, and fireworks. But Israelis have an entirely different approach to their memorial celebrations. Yom HaZikaron is a solemn day set aside to remember the many soldiers and individuals who fell while liberating this country. Every Jew across […]

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Best Israeli Beaches to Hit Before the Summer Rush

May 26th 2016

If you’re in Israel this spring, you have a golden opportunity. Israeli beaches are known for their magical blue tint, incredible tides, and healing properties too. The problem is that all throughout the summer months these fabulous beaches are packed to the gills with tourists and locals trying to get their fun in the sun […]

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Spotlight on Religion: Christianity

May 25th 2016

There are a lot of incredible aspects to Israel from the technological, medical, and scientific breakthroughs to the disproportionate amount of innovations and startups that come out of this small country. The most fascinating of all though, is the fact that so many religions from across the spectrum can actually live peacefully and respectfully within […]

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Escape Rooms – The New Craze

May 25th 2016

Escape Rooms are the new craze that have become hugely popular around the world. The real-life escape scenario game has exploded onto the scene across Europe, the US, Asia, and…you guessed it…Israel! Successful players celebrate their escape – The general idea is simple. Your group is locked inside a room, where you will be […]

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Doing the Dead Sea Right: Tips For Getting The Most Out of These Medicinal Waters

May 24th 2016

Have you been to the Dead Sea yet? If you haven’t, you are missing out on an unbeatable experience. Tourists and natives alike take advantage of the world-renowned, medicinal waters of the Dead Sea throughout the year. If you’re in Israel this year, head to this salty watering hole to heal what ails you, but […]

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Lag B’Omer: A Holiday Like You’ve Never Seen Anywhere

May 20th 2016

Lag B’Omer is the celebration of two events: The death of one of the greatest Torah luminaries, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. The cessation of a terrible plague that wiped out tens of thousands of scholars from the face of the planet. Israelis remember these two occasions by building bonfires, having barbeques, and playing with toy […]

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Israel’s Best Bakeries

May 1st 2016

3 Classic Israeli Bakeries Even though Pesach lasts for only 7 days, by the time it draws to a close most people are left desperately searching for the first bakery to open. They follow the smell of fresh baking in order to satiate their leaven deprived bodies. For those of you able to wait a […]

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Celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut Like an Israeli

May 1st 2016

If you are in Israel in May, you are in for a real treat because that is when this beautiful country of ours celebrates its birthday, and we want you to join in the festivities! Here are a few exciting events that you can take part in to show your solidarity with Israel on her […]

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A Look at the Past and a Taste of the Future with the Geek PicNic

April 1st 2016

Once you’ve conquered the Red Canyon down in Eilat and bathed in the beauty of the Banias Waterfall up at the other end of the country, take your trip to a comfortable mid-point and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Jerusalem. While there are countless historically significant sites to visit and you could (and should) spend […]

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Automotor – The Israel International Motor Show

April 1st 2016

While Tel Aviv has many outdoor activities to keep tourists busy like the Jaffa Flea Market and Nachlat Binyamin Arts & Crafts Fair, with April coming along, we can’t all take the heat. If spending the hottest hours of the day walking in the sun is not for you, and you’d like to take a […]