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Madeira voted the best island destination in the world 2019

Madeira voted the best island destination in the world 2019

Madeira, Portugal,  was again recognized by the World Travel Awards (WTA) as the best island destination in the world at a ceremony held in Oman on Thursday night. This international award was given for the fifth consecutive year (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019), in a year in which Madeira was also recognized as the […]

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10 things you MUST do in Jerusalem

10 things you MUST do in Jerusalem

It’s impossible to run out of things to do in Jerusalem. Israel’s capital, one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the world, is Israel’s largest municipality and possibly the most famous city in history. Well known for its historical and religious sites for the three major religions, Jerusalem also has 60 museums, 2,000 archeological sites […]

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10 top reasons to visit Tel Aviv in 2019

10 top reasons to visit Tel Aviv in 2019

Fabulous anytime, Tel Aviv has extra appeal for tourists this year as it celebrates its 110th anniversary. Tel Aviv is a fabulous city, and 2019 promises to be a particularly fabulous year for it. Important milestones, cultural events and all-round amazingness make the seaside city a must-see this year. Here are our top picks for […]

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Passover, Easter visitors flock to historic Jordan River

Passover, Easter visitors flock to historic Jordan River

The Jordan River baptismal site of Qasr al-Yahud was much more crowded than usual on Monday, April 15, less than a week before Passover and Easter. To find out why both Christians and Jews were gathering here on this day — the 10th of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar — ISRAEL21c joined a fascinating tour […]

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Explore the land of Israel with a hiking group

Explore the land of Israel with a hiking group

A growing number of organized hiking groups help you hoof it into nature, whether a self-guided one-day trek or a 65-day chauffeured hike. Visitors to Israel looking for an outing slightly more adventurous than another museum, archeological site or outdoor market can take advantage of the growing number of organized hiking groups. There is no […]

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Young Professionals Taste Chassidic Life in Crown Heights

Young Professionals Taste Chassidic Life in Crown Heights

Weekend gathering immerses men and women into the richness of Judaism The visible group of young men and women crossed the street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., stopping at a shop called Primo Hatters. “This is where the rabbis get their gear,” said their guide, Rabbi Mendy Levertov. “To you, the hats […]

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