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International Bird Festivals Israel

Filed in Nature by on 10/11/2013 0 Comments
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

Filed in Health, Hot Springs and Spas by on 16/10/2013 0 Comments
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

Filed in Archaeology, Culture, Desert, Family Travel, Nature by on 11/09/2013 0 Comments
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 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

Filed in Judaism by on 02/09/2013 0 Comments
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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The Festival of Sukkot Israel 2013

Filed in Culture, Judaism by on 29/08/2013 2 Comments
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

Filed in Archaeology, Judaism by on 21/08/2013 0 Comments
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

Filed in Culture by on 12/08/2013 0 Comments
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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Jerusalem Wine Festival 2013

Filed in Culture, Wine Tasting & Wineries by on 04/08/2013 0 Comments
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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Therapeutic Horseback Riding in Israel

Filed in Health by on 24/07/2013 2 Comments
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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