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Record Breaking Number of Tourists Visit Israel in 2018

Record Breaking Number of Tourists Visit Israel

The Tourism Ministry is projecting that by the end of the year, Israel will have welcomed a record breaking four million tourists! So far more than 3.6 million tourists have visited the Holy Land, already surpassing last year’s record by 15% and generating NIS 18 billion in revenue. In fact, almost half a million visitors […]

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Biblical Artifact Found in Jerusalem

Biblical Artifact Found in Jerusalem

A rare finding from the First Temple era was found during archaeological projects in Jerusalem. A “beka” is a small stone used 3,000 years ago and it’s engraved with the word “beka”. The artifact was used to weigh taxes used to maintain the Temple and it’s mentioned in the Bible, Exodus 38:26 “One beka per […]

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Happy Hanukkah Cupcakes!

Jewish cupcakes

Hanukkah will be celebrated starting December 2 to December 10, 2018. In spirit of the Jewish Festival of Lights, we are sharing a great recipe to commemorate the holidays. This recipe is by the deliciously amazing blog, Pam’s Daily Dish. Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour or you can use […]

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Top Churches to Visit in Israel

Top churches to visit in Israel

Jerusalem is the center of three of the oldest religions in the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. So, it’s no surprise that thousands of the most fascinating and historical churches, synagogues and mosques are in Israel. Millions of Christians traveled to Israel every year, so we decided to come up with a few of the […]

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Archaeologists Have Found the Oldest Inscription with the Name “Jerusalem”

Archaeologists Have Found the Oldest Inscription Jerusalem

Photo courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority Earlier this year, archaeologists found a Roman structure in Jerusalem dating to the 1st century B.C. In the building remains, they found a column with the inscription “Yerushalem”, which is how Jerusalem is spelled 655 times in the Bible. The column, with a style typical of the Herod the […]

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