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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 […]

Paintballing - Hagoshrim

Travelling with children can always be a challenge and finding events and excursions to keep them entertained is always a challenge. Like no other- Israel too has its choices and, one of them is paint balling in the Galilee. Paint-balling has already found its fame in America and other countries worldwide and is now available […]

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 […]

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 […]

Discovering Identities

Last week I had the most amazing opportunity to introduce two impressive women. One on a quest to discover her heritage, and the other struggling to maintain a long family history. Daniela and Margalit come from two different worlds but share a deep love for the Jewish people. Daniela was born in Lisbon, Portugal. She […]

Rish Lakish Olive Press and Family Fun

October is the start of olive season in Israel and there’s no better way to celebrate this fruitful season than with a trip to an olive press. My personal favorite can be found in the beautiful village of Zippori in the lower Galilee region of northern Israel, and only a 15 minute drive from Nazareth. […]

Scavenger Hunt in Rosh Pina

A famous Israeli song tells the story of a young solider standing guard on the ancient walls of Jerusalem and thinking to aloud; “Who could believe it that only a few years ago we studied the soldiers that guarded Jerusalem throughout history, and here I am, one of them.” In preparing for Jessica’s Bat-Mitzvah trip, […]