Category: Israel History

Masada

Sunrise At Masada – A Truly Spiritual Trip

calendar 17/09/18
people By Shai Navon
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Climbing Masada is exciting, but heading to the top of the ancient fortress at sunrise is a truly spectacular experience.
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Jerusalem Churches

3 Churches You Must See On Your Jerusalem Day Trip

calendar 04/09/18
people By Shai Navon
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Here are the top three churches you must see when visiting Jerusalem for just one day. Reach new spiritual heights - and see some truly amazing sights.
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Sea of Galilee

The Stunning Holy Sites of Israel’s Galilee

calendar 23/08/18
people By Shai Navon
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Getting ready for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land? Sites holy to the Christian faith circle the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret), creating a spiritual hot-spot for pilgrims flocking to Israel from around the world.
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Summer

Special Summer Events & Activities Only Local Israelis Know About

calendar 15/08/18
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Here are some special summer events and activities marketed to local Israelis. You don’t need to be fluent to enjoy these outings - but you do need to come with lots of ruach!
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Church of the Beatitudes

“Blessed Are the Peacemakers”: The Wonders of the Church of the Beatitudes

calendar 26/07/18
people By Shai Navon
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Are you planning your next - or first pilgrimage to Israel? Or maybe you just have a soft spot for historical and religiously significant attractions?
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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
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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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‘Holy Week’ – celebrating Easter in Jerusalem

calendar 20/04/17
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Whilst millions of Jews celebrated the Passover holiday in the second week of April this year, Christians both in Israel and around the world flocked to Jerusalem for what is…
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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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