The Carmel Mountain

Up Above the Kinneret lies the Mount Carmel , One of the most essential sites to visit on your trip to Israel is the Carmel mountain…based in the merkaz (center) of Israel , and looks over areas such as Haifa, and the Kinneret water, with amazing views and a walk that is one of a […]

Rockets into Roses

An amazing idea,story,product that I only came across on coincidence.After visiting the Art Fair in Tel Aviv last Tuesday Nachlat binyamin, and returning back home, my roommate told me of a company or organisation called “rockets into roses”.An amazing idea which I will explain in a nutshell but really worth visiting their website to get […]

Tzfat - Down the Kabbalah Lane

Tzfat is quite the hidden gem of Israel. With an ancient antique vibe and at every angle something else intrigues you. Little cobbled lanes are lined with art galleries that appeal to every taste and in addition to this, miniature shouk styled market stalls are lined further down Endless choices for what to keep your […]

Tzfat (Safed): A Community of Personalities

Touring a new place in Israel or revisiting a favorite site generally involves viewing and learning about an interesting religious, cultural or historical site. Visitors to Safed, however, have the opportunity to spend some time with some Safed personalities whose stories and work adds to the enjoyment of the visit. There are thousands of native English-speakers in Safed, […]

Shavuot? Cheese Please!

Shavuot, also known as the festival of Weeks, commemorates the anniversary of the day G-d gave the Torah to the people of Israel at Mount Sinai. It is the second of three major festivals with historical and agricultural significance, the other two being Passover and Sukkot. Agriculturally speaking, it commemorates the time when the first […]

From Culture to Country in Under an Hour

Israel is a small country. At it’s narrowest point, it’s a mere 9 miles wide and yet, it is a place of amazing variety, with globally unique contrasts. On a recent day trip to the north of the country, I had the distinct pleasure to enjoy the best of what this little country of ours […]

Nazareth

Nazareth, or Natsrat as its name is pronounced in Hebrew, is the cradle of Christianity, the city where, according to tradition, the angel Gabriel told Mary that she would conceive by the power of the Holy Spirit, and the place where Jesus spent his childhood and youth. Nazareth, in the lower Galilee, is located in […]