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Summer Activities in Israel that Won’t Break the Bank…

calendar 16/08/17
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Israel’s a wonderful place for a summer holiday, with a real variety of activities for young and old.  Whether you’re young and curious, a family with kids or a live-wire…
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A look at Shavuot – Israel’s ‘Festival of Weeks…’

calendar 07/06/17
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Israel celebrated a much-loved holiday last week - the Festival of Weeks, also known as ‘Shavuot’ in Hebrew.  The festival has different aspects -both agricultural festival (held at the time…
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‘Jerusalem Day’ – Celebrating 50 Years of Unification in Israel’s Capital

calendar 25/05/17
people By Sarah Rachel
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No trip to Israel can be complete without a visit to Jerusalem.  This unique city, home to three major world religions, contains more than we can begin to imagine…astonishing museums, extraordinary landscapes,…
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Celebrating Freedom – The Festival of Passover is Here!

calendar 12/04/17
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Spring  here in Israel feels like it arrived a few weeks ago, but Israelis really know the warmer weather is upon them when they’re preparing for Passover.  This year, the…
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“Behold the Man – Jesus in Israeli Art” comes to Jerusalem’s Israel Museum

calendar 29/03/17
people By Sarah Rachel
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Jerusalem’s “Israel Museum” is world-renown - housing the ‘Shrine of the Book’ (housing the Dead Sea Scrolls), an intricate Second Temple Model, an impressive Judaica collection, and some outstanding works of…
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Party on Down – it’s Purim in Israel and Fun is Mandatory!

calendar 13/03/17
people By Sarah Rachel
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Purim, one of Israel’s most beloved and hilarious holidays, was celebrated last weekend with endless events around the country, beginning Thursday night in Tel Aviv and culminating yesterday with parades,…
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Getting into the Party Spirit – Tel Aviv Costumes in Pictures

calendar 10/03/17
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Purim, Israel's most fun holiday, begins officially tomorrow night, but all over the country people are already partying.  In a few days, we'll be reporting on events across the country…
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A Carpet of Red – it’s ‘Kalaniot’ season in Israel’s Negev Desert…

calendar 05/03/17
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Spring is almost here in Israel - and a sure sign is the almond blossom on the trees. But what many people don’t know is that long before spring arrives,…
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Get out your shovel and start planting – it’s Israel’s National Tree Holiday…

calendar 15/02/17
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Each year, in the winter, over a million Israelis take part in tree-planting activities across the nation, and last week was no exception when the country celebrated ‘Tu BiShvat’ -…
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Free Activities in Jerusalem – Part 2

calendar 08/02/17
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We're back again with a second post on free activities in Jerusalem. if you missed our first one, click here... Knesset Israel's parliament building, the Knesset, is open  for free…
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