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17 events and festivals not to be missed this summer in Israel

17 events and festivals not to be missed this summer in Israel

From the Jerusalem Festival to the Maccabiah Games, the summer of 2017 in Israel is chockful of activities and festivals for all ages and interests.   Opera, jazz, puppetry, sports, crafts, books, avant-garde theater: All that and much more is planned as spring slides into summer in Israel. If you’re planning a visit between June […]

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Galilee Tour

Galilee Tour

This one day Galilee tour takes you to the rugged, mountainous region of Northern Israel. Home to stunning wildlife and beautiful scenery it is also an area of great interest for pilgrims, who come to discover the important biblical sites that surround the area. Your Galilee tour is led by an experienced and passionate guide. Nazareth, according to […]

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Things to do in Prague’s Jewish Quarter

Things to do in Prague’s Jewish Quarter

Much is packed within the small area of Josefov, Prague’s Jewish Quarter, formerly a walled ghetto, and today one of the most complete collections of Jewish historical monuments in Europe. Here are some tips for what to do and, naturally, where to dine, as you explore this monumental area. Go to the Jewish Museum The […]

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History comes alive at Beit She’an

History comes alive at Beit She’an

It’s one of the hottest places to live on earth, one of Israel’s oldest cities, and Beit She’an also boasts a vast national park of archeology. Just make sure you visit in the winter. By  Abigail Klein Leichman   If you’re into archeology or history, the Israeli city of Beit She’an (“House of Tranquility”) is a […]

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Sukkot in Israel

Sukkot in Israel

Sukkot is a week-long Jewish festival which falls shortly after Yom Kippur. Sukkot in Israel is a time of vacation – the first and last days are national holidays when most businesses will be closed (similar to a regular Shabbat), whilst the intermediary days are normal business days except for the fact that many Israelis […]

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