It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that people often choose to visit Israel during the Christmas holiday. But what may be surprising to some is that visitors will not find the same level of traditional holiday merriment that they are used to experiencing in the United States. While Christmas decorations and celebratory events may not be prevalent throughout the entire country, there are certainly a few places to enjoy the festivities.
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 […]
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 […]
Yom Kippur begins at sundown on September 18th and ends at nightfall on September 19th. Also known as the Day of Atonement, this holiday is the most significant and sacred Jewish holiday. Jews ask for clemency for their sins from the past year. Here we came up with a list of fun facts about this […]
According to the Ministry of Tourism, an astounding record breaking 2.1 million tourists have visited the Holy Land from January to June. A 19% increase from last year, inserting 3.3 billion dollars (NIS 12 billion) into the Israeli Economy. It’s no surprise that investors and entrepreneurs are looking at Israel as the new land of […]