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…
Source: Large 3,500-year-old staircase hints at conquered Canaanite kingdom’s grandeur
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 …
Source: An Ideal Two-Week Israel Vacation | Goway
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…
Source: As Bauhaus marks 100 years, Tel Aviv’s White City stands tall
Israel boasts an array of world heritage sites for anyone looking for an experience in the dimensions of nature, history or religion.
Source: A Guide to Israel’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites
With cutting-edge museums, world-renowned dance companies, celebrity chefs, and beautiful beaches, this city is brimming with a renewed, modern energy…
Source: Three Perfect Days Tel Aviv
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.
Source: Forging History | Penn State University
The Israeli city makes a generous offering of natural and man-made wonders…
Source: Tel Aviv: Between the beach and Bauhaus
Fabulous anytime, Tel Aviv has extra appeal for tourists this year as it celebrates its 110th anniversary.
Source: 10 top reasons to visit Tel Aviv in 2019
With the clock ticking, my one-day adventure showcased a lot of what this northern Israeli city had to offer – despite tricky scheduling.
Source: How I spent 24 hours in Haifa
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.
Source: Bauhaus movement: Google celebrates the school’s 100th anniversary
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 […]
Source: EPIC Group Travel Writers: Israel – Acre and Caesarea – My Edmonds News
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…
Source: Bauhaus Is 100, Whatever That Means | 3 Quarks Daily
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.
Source: Customs Letter About a Long-Lost Suitcase Leads to Artifacts from Desert with Early ‘Jesus’ Painting
In recent years, the number of Chinese travelers in Israel has gone up.
Source: Israel to embrace more visitors, from China and worldwide
The iconic architecture style made Tel Aviv a World Heritage Center. Here’s the what, why and how.
Source: Bauhaus turns 100 in Tel Aviv’s White City
In sending its disciples into exile, the Nazis ironically ensured the worldwide spread of 20th century’s most influential design school…
Source: As Bauhaus turns 100, iconic creations such as Tel Aviv’s ‘White City’ live on
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.
Source: Masada and Ein Gedi from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem