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Ben Yehuda Street

January 13th 2015

Ben Yehuda Street is named for the founder of Modern Hebrew, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda. This busy pedestrian mall runs from King George Street to Zion Square at the meeting point of Yoel Solomon Street and Jaffa Road in central Jerusalem. Also known as the “midrechov” (literally, “pedestrian street”) in Hebrew, Ben Yehuda Street is the heart […]

Masada Mountain Ruins

January 8th 2015

An iconic destination which combines archeological discovery, breathtaking views of natural landscapes, Temple-era history lessons and insight into the timeless spirit of the Hebrew people, Masada is one of Israel’s must-see sites. The story of this attraction begins with the building of a fortress on a mountain-top in the Judean desert by Alexander Jannaeus in […]

Banias Falls Nature Reserve

January 1st 2015

A tour of Israel’s picturesque Golan Heights would be incomplete without a stop to admire the thundering waters of the Banias Waterfall. The most impressive waterfall in Israel is located within the Banias Nature Reserve in the Upper Golan, between the Hula Valley and Mount Hermon. The waterfall here is, by far, the most popular […]

Famous Jerusalem Market

December 31st 2014

It’s hard to imagine a spot in Israel that says, “You’re in the Middle East,” more than Machne Yehuda. Known to locals as “the shuk,” new Jerusalem’s main bustling outdoor market is a popular attraction for Israeli shoppers and tourists alike. With more than 250 vendors, Machne Yehuda offers the best prices and freshest selections […]

Golan Heights Jeeping

December 20th 2014

A jeep ride is an ideal way to really get up close and personal with the luscious green hills of the Golan Heights while touring the north of Israel. There are a number of licensed jeep tours offering different vehicles and different trails. What they have in common is great adventure and an opportunity to […]

Paintball in Israel

May 5th 2011

Paintball. Throughout your travels in the land of Israel, there are numerous sites ready to host your Israeli group tour on a colorful, competitive outing. If you are traveling with younger ones, this is one experience they will never pass up. For kids 6-12, you can host birthday parties, set up by  the organization Paintball Israel […]

Lag B’Omer Bonfires

May 4th 2011

Israel is burning up, this May 21, 2011, with bonfires galore. This holiday celebration of Lag B’omer isn’t exactly “marshmallow season” ( though you could bring a bag if you want). Rather, it is a day of great joy and festivities, after thirty three days of mourning in which observant Jews don’t listen to live […]

Big Matzah & Mini Israel

April 12th 2011

There is something so cute about things in the miniature. And as mesmerizing as the Western Wall is, the miniature replica of it, complete with praying, swaying, mechanically animated mini people all in exquisite fine detail, is just too precious to pass up. Luckily, this Passover, Mini Israel is having a special deal on all […]

Camel Land Israel

April 7th 2011

Camels are an Israeli tourist’s best friend. Unless the person wants to get somewhere really quickly, in which case, an Israeli cab driver with a heavy foot is his best friend. But otherwise, when trying to get back in touch with our forefathers who roamed the Middle East on the slow saddles of these funny […]

Rockefeller Jerusalem – Ice Skating

March 24th 2011

Grab your ice skates, roll onto the ice, and show us your moves in a beautiful ice arena in the middle of the city. No, you’re not at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Rather, you’re vacationing in Israel in the middle of the spring/summer. That’s right. Touring in Israel, ice skating in Jerusalem , […]

IDF Tactical (Tourist) Training

March 17th 2011

All Israelis at 18 are expected to enroll in the army, including women (the Israeli army is the only army in the world with mandatory army service for women). And their mission is a special one- to protect and guard the Jewish People and their homeland so that it will continue to remain a strong, Jewish […]

Segway-ing Tel Aviv and the Grand Beach Hotel

March 14th 2011

Segwaying Through Tel Aviv and the Grand Beach Hotel Let’s talk about the Grand Beach Hotel in Tel Aviv. Directly across from the Mediterranean, it is a newly renovated hotel with a fabulous rooftop pool and gorgeous sundeck. It’s the north most hotel on the Tel Aviv strip, with the board walk beginning across the […]

Hot Air Balloon Tour of Israel!

February 17th 2011

You’ve come to this distant land to tour Israel, observe Israeli culture and scenery, and gain inspiration and a new perspective on the world.   What better way to look at Israel than through a literally different perspective, 500 meters up in the air? “Rize”, in the North of Israel, is ready to take you on the hot […]

Jerusalem Go Karting!

January 25th 2011

Are you hands itching to get behind the wheel, racing around the Jerusalem hills with wind blowing through your hair? Are you hesitating because you’ve watched how Israelis drive? There’s a way to satisfy that need for speed without sacrificing your wellbeing or scaring the living day lights out of you- Go Kart Racing! Yes, […]

Running the streets of Jerusalem…

December 29th 2010

In my childhood home was an iconic picture of my father crossing the finish line at the New York City Marathon. New York has it, Spain’s got it, and Jerusalem’s now on the map. Israel is about to join the ranks of major cities around the world in hosting their first international full length marathon, […]


December 2nd 2010

Sportech is located in the heart of Tel Aviv. The combination of a perfect piece of land and a great location make an excellent mixture of entertainment and fun for both children and adults. Sportech was established over twenty years ago, bringing fun outdoor activities to Tel Aviv. There is much to do, including a […]

Israel Football League

November 8th 2010

For an exciting evening with your family or group, attend an American full-contact football game in Israel! To tourists coming from the US this might sound a little hokey, but I assume you it is high quality athletics and highly entertaining! It has now been four years since the dream of tackle football in Israel […]

Jerusalem – Spa-ing in Style!

October 31st 2010

Jerusalem Hotel Spas – Spa-ing in Style! It should come as no surprise that five of the best spas in Jerusalem are located at five of the best hotels in the city. The hotels boast luxurious settings, nice swimming pools, fitness centers, and to-die-for spa facilities. Many of the hotels offer free access to the […]

Surf’s Up in Israel!

October 18th 2010

Surf’s Up! Top 10 Places to Go Surfing in Israel Since summer just doesn’t want to seem to end this year, I suppose it’s not too late to post summer-themed info. After all, with weather still reaching high into the 90s, why not pick up that surfboard and head to the beach? Israel’s beaches are […]

View Israel by Foot, Top to Bottom

October 14th 2010

Interested in taking a walk through the land of Israel? How about a nearly 600 kilometer walk across the country, from Kibbutz Dan near the Lebanese border to the north all the way down to the Red Sea to the south? Known as one of the world’s great long long-distance trek, the Israel National Trail […]