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Neve Michael Children’s Home

December 10th 2014

The Neve Michael Children’s Home serves 250 children, aged 4 to 18 years, who are unable to live with their families due to neglect and/or abuse. Located in Pardes Chana, the home provides familiar warmth, education, extracurricular activities and therapy for these children. The institution, run by Emunah, was founded in the 1940s and aims […]

Archaeological Experience in Emek Tzurim

December 10th 2014

If you want to connect to ancient Jerusalem in a tangible manner while you’re visiting Israel, consider the Archaeological Experience in Emek Tzurim, also known as the Temple Mount Sifting Project. Located at the bottom of the Kidron Valley on the slopes of Mount Scopus near Hebrew University, this initiative allows visitors from around the […]

The Israeli Museum at the Yitzhak Rabin Center

December 8th 2014

The story of the State of Israel’s development is told thoroughly and compellingly at The Israeli Museum at the Yitzhak Rabin Center. As befits the Rabin Center, the museum also weaves the biography of Yitzchak Rabin himself into the history of the State of Israel. The museum, built in the form of a downward spiral, […]

Get to Know the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews

December 5th 2014

We wanted to reach out to a very special Israel-based organization, so we contacted Yael Eckstein, the senior vice president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews  (The Fellowship). Yael oversees all ministry programs and serves as the international spokesperson for the $100 million organization. Prior to her present duties, Yael held the position of […]

Israel’s Top 5 Nature Reserves for Photography

December 3rd 2014

If you’re a photographer, Israel’s nature reserves will give you plenty to point your camera at. From Rosh Hanikra in the north to Mount Solomon in the south, the country is filled with a wide variety of amazingly beautiful natural wonders – mountains and rock formations of many types, thousands of bird species, desert sand-scapes, […]

7 Ways to Get the Most Value from Your Israel Tour Budget

December 3rd 2014

Like most people, we know you’re looking for ways to save money on your trip to Israel. But some things are simply not worth compromising on. Here are our top seven suggestions for how you can get the most value from your Israel tour budget. 1. Flights with stops While non-stop flights to Israel are […]

Neve Tsedek Neighborhood

December 2nd 2014

Among the most charming neighborhoods in Tel Aviv, Neve Tzedek is also the oldest. In the late 19th century, the area was a haven for artists, writers, such as the Nobel Prize-winning author S. Y. Agnon and other intellectuals. Today, Neve Tzedek is a charming haven of bourgeois-bohemian urban living. It began in 1887 as […]

Qumran National Park

December 1st 2014

At Qumran National Park, you can visit the ancient settlement of Qumran and walk among the ruins of the Essenes to gain a window into how and why they lived in the midst of the desert more than 2,000 years ago. Qumran National Park is located along the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea. The […]

Get to Know Neve Michael Children’s Village

November 30th 2014

We wanted to find out more about Neve Michael Children’s Village in Pardes Hanna so we got in touch with Hava Levene, the Programs and Projects Director. Hava grew up in Washington DC and made Israel her permanent home over 46 years ago. One day she showed up at Neve Michael’s doors asking if they needed […]

Iconic Shots Every Photographer Takes in Israel

November 30th 2014

Israel is such a tiny country, there isn’t room for its name on most maps, and yet ,where else in the world offers so much inspiration, visual beauty and diversity? There are certain scenes in Israel that every visitor wants to capture. These are the images that will preserve the magic of Israel for you […]

Israel’s Top 5 Affordable Family Activities for 2015

November 30th 2014

When you come to Israel with your family, you’re naturally going to be looking for activities that won’t break the bank. Here are our top five free and cheap activities for families to enjoy together in Israel. We’ve compiled a range of options, so you’re sure to find something that suits your family and budget. […]

Mount Hermon

November 30th 2014

When you close your eyes and picture yourself in Israel, among other things, you probably see images of sand dunes and camels. It’s unlikely that you think of Israel as a ski resort destination. But did you know there actually is skiing in Israel? It’s found on Mount Hermon, the highest mountain in the country, […]

Christian Holy Land Tours

November 20th 2014

4 great Jerusalem parks for family relaxation

November 19th 2014

Jerusalem is a family-friendly city and is home to a number of parks created specifically for children of various ages. In between touring all of the important sites and attractions around Jerusalem, spend a few hours relaxing in one of these parks while your kids get out all of their excess energy. Gilo Park Located […]

Tiberias & Graves of the Sages

November 18th 2014

Situated on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias is one of the four Israeli cities holy to Judaism. As a result, number of important Jewish rabbinical figures are buried in this scenic and historic coastal town. Visiting the graves of righteous people who, during their lifetimes, spiritually uplifted the Jewish people is […]

Israel’s Top 5 Wheelchair-Accessible Tourist Attractions

November 17th 2014

If you’re planning a trip to Israel with someone in a wheelchair or dependent on a walker, it’s easy to get discouraged by how many sites are not accessible. Don’t be disheartened. There are plenty of places to visit that are comfortable for tourists in wheelchairs. Here are our top five picks, but we’ve got […]

Golani Museum

November 16th 2014

Of the five infantry combat brigades in the Israel Defense Forces, Golani is among the most prestigious and the most highly decorated. The symbol of the Golani Brigade is a green tree against a yellow background and it’s a symbol you’ll see often when visiting the Museum of Golani Division Heroism in the Upper Galilee. […]

Tiberias Hot Springs

November 14th 2014

Tiberias Hot Springs is a great destination in the middle of your trip, for a little rest and relaxation before you continue with vigorous touring. Located on the south end of Tiberias, this mineral hot spring erupts from the earth at a terrifying 140 degrees Fahrenheit but “cools down” to a mere 98 degrees Fahrenheit. […]

Israel’s Top 3 Water Parks for 2015

November 13th 2014

Planning a trip to Israel with your family for the spring or summer? Nothing beats the thrill of a family day at a water park. Every kind of splashy fun you can think of is available at Israel’s top water parks, where your entire crew can look forward to a day of entertainment and relaxation. […]

Yechi’am Fortress National Park

November 12th 2014

If you’re fascinated by Israel’s 1948 War of Independence or by Crusader-era history, you won’t want to miss Yechi’am Fortress National Park. Definitely an off-the-beaten-path destination, Yechi’am Fortress National Park is located in the western Galilee, approximately 20 minutes from Nahariya. The hilltop fortress in Yechi’am was originally built in the 12th century by Crusaders. […]

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