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The Druze

The Druze, a religious minority that lives in harmony in Israel, is an ethnic group known for their hospitality and warm welcome of visitors. If you have the opportunity, a traditional Druze meal is one of the most delicious experiences known to man! The 118,000-strong Druze community in Israel represents a rich, ancient culture and faith […]

A White Winter in Jerusalem

For as long as I can remember, coming to Israel meant shorts, tank-tops, bathing suits and LOTS of sunscreen. This past week, however, we’ve seen the colder side of things. After some crazy winter storms that knocked over trees, and shut down public transportation,  pictures are emerging all over the internet of our little country […]

The Hexagon Pool

Summer is nearing (we hope) and I thought this would be a nice opportunity to mention one of my favorite day trips…or perhaps it’s my attempt to convince winter to go away already! Either way, make sure you put a day aside to visit the Hexagon pool (or Breichat HaMeshushim) in the lower Golan. A […]

Wine Tours with Personal Tourism

Wine has a powerful significance in the Jewish tradition. In many Jewish homes around the world, each Friday night a blessing is said over wine as the Sabbath is ushered in. A powerful symbol of goodness in this land of ours, the land of milk and honey, is two men carrying a cluster of grapes […]