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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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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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Tel Aviv Museums – Part 2

calendar 22/01/17
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Following on from our last post, here are three more museums which won't fail to provoke emotions, when visiting Israel. Independence Hall Located on Rothschild Boulevard, (where the Tel Aviv…
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Tel Aviv Museums – Part I

calendar 15/01/17
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Once you've visited the beach, ridden your bike down Rothschild Boulevard, meandered in Jaffa, shopped in the Carmel Market and drunk so much coffee that you're buzzing, what is there…
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