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Exclusive Israel Jewelry

Filed in Culture by on 09/05/2013 2 Comments
Exclusive Israel Jewelry

Exclusive Israel Jewelry at Factory Prices Recently, The 19th International Mediterranean Tourist Market (IMTM) Fair took place at the Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center in Tel Aviv February 5-6 2013. Travel professionals from over 30 countries attended. Thousands of people poured in to try to find out more about exciting places to travel to. At the Israel […]

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Festival of Shavuot in Israel

Filed in Judaism by on 05/05/2013 2 Comments
Festival of Shavuot in Israel

Shavuot in Israel The Jewish holiday of Shavuot (Weeks or Pentecost) celebrates the giving of the Law, Matan Torah, when all the Jewish people, standing at the foot of Mt. Sinai, miraculously heard the voice of G‑D declaring the Ten Commandments. In addition to this momentous occasion, Shavuot is also an agricultural festival marking the […]

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Off the Beaten Path in Jerusalem: the White Valley

Filed in Nature by on 24/04/2013 2 Comments
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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Lag B’Omer in Israel

Filed in Judaism by on 17/04/2013 0 Comments
Lag B’Omer in Israel

Lag B’Omer No sooner is Passover (Pesach) ended in Israel then, all over the country, the children of Israel begin hunting for old wood, fallen trees and other thrown out wooden items. Everywhere you go you will see bands of children hauling off old wood; a yearly ritual to store wood in preparation for making […]

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Art, Science, Music Festivals and Free Concerts in Jerusalem, Spring 2013

Filed in Culture by on 08/03/2013 0 Comments
Art, Science, Music Festivals and Free Concerts in Jerusalem, Spring  2013

Free Concerts in Jerusalem Spring is a very exciting time to be in Israel. Don’t miss these great festivals coming up this March in Jerusalem, specifically timed for Israeli schoolchildren’s long Passover [Pesach] vacation (usually beginning a week before Passover Seder night). You can probably  find something to please every age and interest. Jerusalem Arts Festival 2013, March 11-16 […]

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Israel Seven Species

Filed in Nature by on 08/03/2013 2 Comments
Israel Seven Species

Israel Seven Species The Bible mentions seven species uniquely distinct to the land of Israel: wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives, dates. Some of the seven species have been discovered to possess scientifically proven beneficial medicinal value. Results of a study carried out by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, together with the Agriculture Research Organization, proved […]

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New Avital Volcanic Park Northern Israel

Filed in Family Travel by on 08/03/2013 2 Comments
New Avital Volcanic Park Northern Israel

New Avital Volcanic Park in the Golan Heights The Volcanic Golan Looking out over the northern Golan, with a view of Mount Hermon,  is the Wasset Golan Tourism Center that serves as a venue of art, culture and entertainment on a site that was once a military installation. Here are restaurants, wine bar, spice shop, […]

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Kosher Food and more at Israel’s Food Festival

Filed in Cuisine by on 20/02/2013 0 Comments
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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5 Great Places for Purim Activities in Israel

Filed in Judaism by on 19/02/2013 0 Comments
5 Great Places for Purim Activities in Israel

 Purim in Israel – 5 Great Places to Experience Activities and Fun! Purim in Israel is an opportunity to experience a Jewish country wide holiday with lots of activities, fun and more around the festivities. Commemorating the Jews survival from the threat of annihilation by the Persian king almost 2500 years ago, this happy holiday […]

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

Filed in Judaism by on 19/02/2013 0 Comments
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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