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International Bird Festivals Israel

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International Bird Festivals Israel

Birding Tourism Israel is blessed with one of the best places in the world to view migrating birds, as 300 species of millions of migrating birds from Europe and Eastern Europe fly over Israel en-route to winter over in Africa. In the spring they again fly over Israel on their way back to Europe and […]

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Winter Fun – Hot Mineral Springs and Spas around Israel

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Winter Fun – Hot Mineral Springs and Spas around Israel

Dead Sea, Tiberias, Galilee, Coastal Plain and Eilat October sees the closing of Israel’s beaches along the Mediterranean Sea due to the onset of winter rains and cooler weather. So where does everyone flock to in the late fall/winter? The top winter vacation spots are Eilat, the Dead Sea, Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee […]

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Sukkot Events around Israel 2013

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Sukkot Events around Israel 2013

Sukkot Events Around Israel: A Time to be Happy No matter where you go in Israel during the week-long festival of Sukkot (Tabernacles) you will find a festive atmosphere, sukkah booths at hotels and most restaurants. There are also many events and happenings this week for absolutely every kind of taste and for all ages. […]

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The Festival of Sukkot Israel 2013

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The Festival of Sukkot Israel 2013

  The Festival of Sukkot Israel: Live in Booths and Rejoice One of the most joyful of the Jewish festivals that comes on the heels of the High Holidays, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is the Festival of Tabernacles called Sukkot/Succot in Hebrew. A sukkah is a booth, a temporary shelter. Jews build these in […]

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The City of David Jerusalem Annual Archaeological Conference, August 29, 2013

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The City of David Jerusalem Annual Archaeological Conference, August 29, 2013

The City of David Jerusalem Annual Archaeological Conference Will Highlight Recent Finds Have you ever wanted to walk the same paths that Jews walked during the times of both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem? The City of David, Ir David (in Hebrew) is believed to have been the site of the original Jerusalem […]

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Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair August 5-17, 2013

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Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair August 5-17, 2013

Khutsot Hayotser: The Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair While Jerusalem summer days are hot and dry, evenings bring lovely cool air so summertime is a popular time for outdoor festivals that begin at twilight time. If you are looking for something to do in the evenings check out the 38th International Arts and Crafts Fair, […]

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Therapeutic Horseback Riding in Israel

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Therapeutic Horseback Riding in Israel

Therapeutic Riding for the Disabled While horses figure prominently in biblical Israel, until a short time ago, horses were little known in the modern State of Israel. Over the last two decades however, there has been something of a revolution in all things equestrian in the country. Israel’s terrain and wide open spaces makes it […]

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Water Parks in Israel – 10 Top Spots

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Water Parks in Israel – 10 Top Spots

Summertime: Time to Visit All the Water Parks in Israel! Summer arrives in Israel and the weather is hot, hot, hot! Visitors and Israelis feeling the heat can take advantage of 10 water parks with even more in the planning stage. Ashdod, to compliment its’ beautiful beaches, plans to build a water park in the […]

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Volunteer Tourism with Magen David Adom

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Volunteer Tourism with Magen David Adom

Israel Volunteer Tourism with Magen David Adom Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s national emergency and blood services is all about saving lives and has opened windows of opportunities for volunteers and tourists. On its flag are the words from the Talmud: “Whoever saves a single life of Israel is as though he has saved the […]

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Klezmer Music Festival Safed, Israel

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Klezmer Music Festival Safed, Israel

Klezmer Music Festival in Safed (Tzfat) August 6-8, 2013 The annual free popular Klezmer Music Festival in Safed (Tzfat in Hebrew) attracts tens of thousands of people from all over the world. Klezmer music with its unique sound and instrumentation originated among Yiddish speaking Jews in Eastern Europe and, when these Jews immigrated to America, they […]

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Upcoming Events at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

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Upcoming Events at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

Upcoming Events at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens Summer 2013 Nature’s Children Summer Camp This fantastic summer camp is for kids is for ages 5-10 (Gan Hova to 4th Grade). The summer camp is approved by the Jerusalem Municipality and the Israeli Education Ministry. It is staffed by mature and professional counselors who will teach children the science […]

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Off the Beaten Path in Jerusalem: the White Valley

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Off the Beaten Path in Jerusalem: the White Valley

Off the Beaten Path in Jerusalem If you are looking for something to do off of the beaten track in Jerusalem, Emek Ha’Lavan (the White Valley) in southwest Jerusalem is a beautiful wild and pristine place. Come and view the natural spring, pool and archaeological ruins that go back to the times of both the […]

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Kosher Food and more at Israel’s Food Festival

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Kosher Food and more at Israel’s Food Festival

Kosher Food and more at the Matei Yehuda Food Festival The Matei Yehuda Regional Council is sponsoring an open house food festival from February 21 to March 16, 2013 at the various farms, boutique wineries, restaurants, dairy farms, and breweries in this area. This is a perfect opportunity to explore the countryside and learn more about […]

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Iran Threatens Israel: Hasn’t this Story Been Told Before?

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Iran Threatens Israel: Hasn’t this Story Been Told Before?

Iran Threatens Israel – Again Iran threatens Israel is often in today’s headlines, but a quick look at the Jewish Festival of Purim, brings home that this is a story that’s been told before. Purim, usually takes place sometime in February or March. It commemorates the celebration of events that occurred around 2500 years ago […]

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The International Mediterranean Tourist Market (IMTM) 2014 Tel Aviv

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The International Mediterranean Tourist Market (IMTM) 2014 Tel Aviv

Israel’s booming tourist industry has a flagship convention held every year in Tel Aviv. Under the auspices of the Israel Ministry of Tourism, the 20th International Mediterranean Tourist Market (IMTM) Fair is due to open in Pavilion 1 at the Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center in north Tel Aviv February 11-12 2014. This year […]

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Getting Around Israel on Public Transportation

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Getting Around Israel on Public Transportation

Getting Around Israel – Public Transportation Israel has a great public transportation system and buses are currently the most popular way of getting around, both inside cities and towns, and for travelling around the country.  Although trains are popular, only some areas of the country have railroads  much to  the dismay of  many travelers.  This […]

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Israeli!! What’s that?

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Israeli!! What’s that?

Israeli, a Unique Blend of Cultures, Tradition and More Israel is a nation thousands of years old who, since 1948, have had a modern state, on the land that Biblical texts, the Torah and the Old Testament, record as being given to the Jews.  Now, home to thousands of Jews from a multitude of countries, […]

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Restaurants in Israel: The Dining Out Experience

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Restaurants in Israel: The Dining Out Experience

Part of your experience in Israel may be sampling local cuisine, but in a country where people have emigrated from all over the world defining local cuisine is no simple matter! Restaurants in Israel the Melting Pot Israel has some wonderful restaurants for all kinds of tastes and varying prices. Israelis go for all kinds […]

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Bad Drivers in Israel? Let’s Look at Some Facts.

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Bad Drivers in Israel? Let’s Look at Some Facts.

Bad Drivers in Israel – What are the real facts? You are on your way to Israel and have rented a car but you have heard that Israel has bad drivers and lots of road accidents. Well here are the facts: David Shinar, the head of Ben-Gurion University (BGU) Center for Research in Ergonomics and […]

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The Annual Jerusalem March – Sukkot Tabernacles 2013

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The Annual Jerusalem March – Sukkot Tabernacles 2013

The Annual Jerusalem March One of the happiest holidays in Israel is the eight day festival of Sukkot (Tabernacles). Following the Biblical commandment, many Israelis build sukkahs (temporary shelters or tabernacles) to remember the 40 years in the wilderness after the exodus from Egypt. They eat their meals there and some also sleep there. Wherever […]

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In the Holy Land for Rosh Hashana

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In the Holy Land for Rosh Hashana

The Sound of the Shofar: In the Holy Land for Rosh Hashana The two highest holy days on the Jewish calendar, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur fall in the month of Tishrei in September/October. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is not a day for reveling, partying and carnivals but, is a very serious day, approached […]

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Jerusalem Wine Festival 2013

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Jerusalem Wine Festival 2013

Wine-Tasting, Art and Jazz at the Israel Museum Looking for something to do in Jerusalem? The 10th anniversary of the annual Jerusalem Wine Festival will open August 5-8 at the Israel Museum in Givat Ram. For the ticket price of NIS 85 you receive a re-fillable glass and can taste wines from about 40 of […]

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