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Using Public Transportation in Israel

Filed in Getting Around by on 18/07/2013 0 Comments
Using Public Transportation in Israel

Public Transportation in Israel Half the challenge of going somewhere new is traveling like the local population. In Israel, that challenge can be compounded by having little or no Hebrew to navigate the system.  But, don’t worry. Many Israelis know English and are only too happy to help you while practicing their second language. Below […]

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Maccabiah Games Israel July 18-31, 2013

Filed in Sports by on 14/07/2013 0 Comments
Maccabiah Games Israel July 18-31, 2013

Maccabiah Games Israel – the “Jewish Olympics” The largest ever Maccabiah Games also known as “Jewish Olympics” will open in Jerusalem, July 18th, with about 9000 athletes coming to participate from 71 countries! In the past the games were usually held in Tel Aviv but this year Jerusalem is hosting the Maccabiah games. Opening Ceremony […]

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Water Parks in Israel – 10 Top Spots

Filed in Water Park by on 11/07/2013 0 Comments
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

Filed in Volunteer Tourism by on 07/07/2013 2 Comments
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

Filed in Culture by on 01/07/2013 3 Comments
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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Jerusalem Spring Summer Cultural Events

Filed in Culture by on 04/06/2013 0 Comments
Jerusalem Spring Summer Cultural Events

Jerusalem Spring Summer Happenings Jerusalem is not only Israel’s historic and religious capitol, it’s also the center of a breath-taking number of happenings celebrating Israel’s culture and offering something for kids, teens, visitors and residents. Jerusalem Film Festival July 4-13 The prestigious Jerusalem Film Festival attracts some of the world’s top film directors and personalities […]

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Israel a Country for Bookworms

Filed in Culture by on 02/06/2013 0 Comments
Israel a Country for Bookworms

Israel a Country for Bookworms Israelis are very avid book readers and Israel is considered to have more people buying books per capita than any other country in the world! Israel also ranks second for the highest number of new books per capita. Israel is full of bookshops for new and old books and is […]

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Volunteer Tourism Israel: Leket National Food Bank

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Volunteer Tourism Israel: Leket National Food Bank

Leket National Food Bank Volunteer Tourism Israel Amazingly there are people who pay their own way to come to Israel and volunteer to help out at charities. One such nonprofit group actively seeking volunteers is Leket, the National Food Bank that is Israel’s largest food rescue organization. Leket gleans leftover produce from fields and orchards […]

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Upcoming Events at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

Filed in Nature by on 26/05/2013 2 Comments
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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