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Kibbutz Yad Mordechai

December 31st 2014

Located just six miles from the southern beach town of Ashkelon, Kibbutz Yad Mordechai is a fun, informative, poignant and entertaining place to visit during a tour across Israel. A thriving, historic, socialist-Zionist institution, the kibbutz is well known for its honey production and for its memorial to Warsaw Ghetto uprising leader Mordechai Anilewitz. On […]

Archaeological Museum at Kibbutz Ein Dor

September 12th 2014

You might expect an archaeological museum to have lots of pottery shards and other ancient artifacts. And  indeed, the Archaeological Museum at Kibbutz Ein Dor, located at the base of Mount Tabor in the Lower Galilee, 11 miles west of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), does have permanent exhibits full of ancient artifacts. A primary […]

Kibbutz Experience

February 13th 2011

It is always inspiring to hear stories of the courageous pioneers of Israeli history, who withstood devastating difficult seasons and intense hard labor, to build up the State of Israel to where it is today. Hearing the stories is one thing, meeting the kibbutzniks themselves while touring in Israel, in the flesh, is a whole […]

Old Courtyard

December 2nd 2010

 Learn all about the history of the Kibbutz movement at the Old Courtyard Museum at Kibbutz Ein Shemer. Most of the buildings are surrounded by a stone wall and have been restored to their original beauty. There is a stone house that holds the kibbutz’s archives, a weapons exhibit, and a memorial room. Also located […]

The Isaac Kaplan Old Yishuv Court Museum

October 10th 2010

The Isaac Kaplan Old Yishuv Court Museum is located in the center of the Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City. This 16th century building houses the complete story of the daily lives of the Jewish community during the Ottoman rule of the region until the end of the British Mandate period and formation of the […]

The Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Southern Galilee*****

August 25th 2010

Located in the hills over Tiberias, Kibbutz Lavi offers travelers a modern and comfortable base for touring the Golan Heights, Jordan Valley, Galilee, and Tzfat.