Grey vs. White: 5 Brutalist Buildings in Tel Aviv; Andrew Wasserstein; Arch Daily

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Large 3,500-year-old staircase hints at conquered Canaanite kingdom’s grandeur; Amanda Borschel-Dan; Times of Israel

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…

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An Ideal Two-Week Israel Vacation; Robert Glazier; Goway

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 …

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As Bauhaus marks 100 years, Tel Aviv’s White City stands tall; Alexandra Vardi; AFP

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…

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A Guide to Israel’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Pesach Benson; Honest Reporting

Israel boasts an array of  world heritage sites for anyone looking for an experience in the dimensions of nature, history or religion.

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Three Perfect Days Tel Aviv; Justin Goldman; United Magazines

With cutting-edge museums, world-renowned dance companies, celebrity chefs, and beautiful beaches, this city is brimming with a renewed, modern energy…

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Forging History; Cherie Winner; Penn State University

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.

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The Great Hall Of The Crusades, Akko, Israel; Dan Cirucci

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Tel Aviv: Between the beach and Bauhaus; Ashwin Rajagopalan; The Hindu

The Israeli city makes a generous offering of natural and man-made wonders…

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10 top reasons to visit Tel Aviv in 2019; Naama Barak; Israel 21c

Fabulous anytime, Tel Aviv has extra appeal for tourists this year as it celebrates its 110th anniversary.

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How I spent 24 hours in Haifa; Benyamin Cohen; From The Grapevine

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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Bauhaus movement: Google celebrates the school’s 100th anniversary; Cassandra Gomes-Hochberg; Jerusalem Post

The largest number of buildings in the Bauhaus style are in Tel Aviv; UNESCO proclaimed the city a World Cultural Heritage site due to this architectural inheritance.

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A City Full of Bauhaus Wonder; Debra Kamin; NY Times

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EPIC Group Travel Writers: Israel – Acre and Caesarea; My Edmonds News

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 […]

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Bauhaus Is 100, Whatever That Means; Thomas O’Dwyer; 3 Quarks Daily

On April 1, one hundred years ago, Walter Gropius established the Bauhaus school of design in Weimar, central Germany. It lasted a mere 14 years — exactly the same time as the Weimar Republic. In 1933, the Nazis destroyed both. Short life or not, Bauhaus opened up a modern way of thinking about…

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Customs Letter About a Long-Lost Suitcase Leads to Artifacts from Desert with Early ‘Jesus’ Painting; Tom Metcalfe; Live Science

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.

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Israel to embrace more visitors, from China and worldwide; CGTN

In recent years, the number of Chinese travelers in Israel has gone up.

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Bauhaus turns 100 in Tel Aviv’s White City; Naama Barak; Israel 21 c

The iconic architecture style made Tel Aviv a World Heritage Center. Here’s the what, why and how.

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As Bauhaus turns 100, iconic creations such as Tel Aviv’s ‘White City’ live on; Deborah Cole; Times of Israel

In sending its disciples into exile, the Nazis ironically ensured the worldwide spread of 20th century’s most influential design school…

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Masada and Ein Gedi from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem; Get Your Guide

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.

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