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 […]

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 […]

Purim - From Cinderella to Queen Esther

Two very different stories have happened in Israel over the years, both of which include 3 very similar factors-     Both from Sephardi Backgrounds Both events happennd around Purim Both girls went from a quiet life to being Princesses   The Facts –  1928 -Tzipora Tzabari  –  From a Yemiite Background Tzipora  rode her donkey and cart to deliver milk to the […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]