(Courtesy Avraham Faust/ Tel ‘Eton Archaeological Expedition) A group of archaeologists from the Bar-Ilan University have discovered an ancient site that could offer an understanding of the biblical kingdom of David and Solomon. While working on an excavation of a house named the “Governor’s Residence”, they found an enormous basement that extends 2,420 square feet. […]
Israel citizens and tourists from around the world are anxiously awaiting to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Israel beginning on April 18. The “Culture and Sport Minister” Miri Regev announced a detailed plan for their “70 Hours of Israeli Celebrations”. Starting with beach parties to street events all day, this will be an occasion you […]
The 12 Apostles were the foundation of Jesus’ church and many of them wrote portions of the Bible. While we have learned about their Biblical stories or heard their names, most of us do not know the origin of their names, most with a Hebrew meaning. So after a bit of researching, we came up […]
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.
Hanukkah is celebrated around the world to commemorate the victory of the Macabees over Greek-Syrian oppressors. When Jews were ordered to worship Greek gods, their faith compelled them to fight back! For those not familiar with the holiday, we wanted to share a few fun facts! 22.5 million doughnuts are consumed by the Jewish […]