Beauty and History at Banias

The Banias Spring Nature Reserve is my favorite spot in Israel year-round. Located in in the Golan, it has the ideal mix of beauty and history. The Spring emerges at the foot of Mount Hermon, Israel’s tallest mountain, and flows through a canyon for 3.5km, eventually leading to the breathtaking Banias Waterfall. During hot summer […]

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 […]