Israel’s second largest city is home to one of the largest clusters of buildings from a major 20th century architectural movement…
The Israeli city is home to the biggest cluster of 1930s Bauhaus architecture.
The largest biblical-era site in Israel with an estimated population of 20,000, Hazor was razed by the Israelites, according to the Book of Joshua…
Israel is a land of contrasts both geographically and historically. Whether visiting for religious reasons or purely as a globetrotting visitor, this colourful land will keep you enthralled on an Israel vacation. If you look at a map of Israel, you will see it isn’t that extensive in area but it is bursting with so …
While many in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv start the weekend at a sidewalk cafe, there is a small group of visitors walking the streets in search of Bauhaus buildings. Today Tel Aviv is a leading repository of the modernist style that celebrates its 100th year in 2019. Bauhaus and…
Israel boasts an array of world heritage sites for anyone looking for an experience in the dimensions of nature, history or religion.
When archaeologists at a dig in northern Israel found hundreds of pounds of iron slag, they thought the site might have been used for industrial-level production of iron tools or weapons. But were the small hearths they unearthed adequate to do such work? Last summer, they did an experiment to find out.
With the clock ticking, my one-day adventure showcased a lot of what this northern Israeli city had to offer – despite tricky scheduling.
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I met a traveler from an antique land. To be honest, I didn’t actually meet anyone in person but through the 1912 edition of Baedeker’s […]
The ancient desert village of Shivta in southern Israel made headlines when archaeologists discovered a wall painting there that is thought to show the baptism of Jesus Christ, the earliest representation of Christ known in Israel.
In recent years, the number of Chinese travelers in Israel has gone up.
The iconic architecture style made Tel Aviv a World Heritage Center. Here’s the what, why and how.
Enjoy a spectacular full-day tour from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem through the beautiful Judean desert. Visit the World Heritage Site of Masada, stroll through the lush oasis of Ein Gedi, and discover the Qumeran cave where Dead Sea Scrolls were first found.
Ancient Shivta in southern Israel was once part of a thriving group of desert cities on a trade route between the Mediterranean coast and the east of Arabia.
Youth with ‘short curly hair, a prolonged face, large eyes and an elongated nose’ depicted in faint painting found in circa 6th century Byzantine church in ancient village Shivta…
Dozens of UNESCO World Heritage Sites could disappear, so start working on your bucket list now.
Israel and the United States stopped paying their UNESCO dues in 2011, after the organization became the first UN organ to recognize Palestine as a member state. The government is set to fund increased development of Hebron’s Jewish heritage, with money it saved by not paying its annual dues to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.