Category Archives: Israel
It is hard to imagine any Filipino who does not wish to visit Israel at least once in his or her lifetime. Although the shared Christian heritage might be the most obvious connection shared between these two countries, the movie Quezon’s Game reminds Filipinos of the deeper tie that the Philippines has had forged with the Jewish people since 1938 when the Filipinos embraced fleeing Jew refugees from war-torn Europe.
“I lay with another but I love you, the one most dear to me.”
Even for the staunchly secular, Israel’s ancient, biblical, and historic sites will take your breath away.
A tour of the former British (and Ottoman) prison, located at the top of the 12th-century Crusader fortress complex was a great way to start the trip of the ancient city of Acre.
Before the Corona Era (BCE), some 1 million visitors a year came to Acre enjoy the wonderful combination of ancient history, Turkish bazaars and beaches.
The 10 most iconic archeological sites in Israel; Abigail Klein Leichman; Heritage Florida Jewish News
Sevara Sobhani ’20 cherishes how the Bahá’í Faith and the Southwestern community are devoted to inclusivity and independent thinking.
Source: Faith in Diversity
Masada is an ancient fortress and palace, build on the plateau of a geological horst (regions that lie between normal faults and are either higher or lower than the area beyond the faults) in the Southern District of Israel overlooking the dead sea.
The Old City of Akko was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001, and rightly so: With layers of Ottoman and Crusader ruins above…
Here’s Matt’s list of the best things to see and do in Israel to help you make the most out of your trip — no matter your budget or interests!
Tel Aviv is known for its amazing modernist architecture, called “White City”. Here is your guide to Tel Aviv Bauhaus, with the best locations and more!
National park, which includes a synagogue and a necropolis and was a major center of Jewish life in the 2nd century, daubed with slogans associated with Hasidic Jews…
Book Review: ‘Masada’…
Source: Ask the Dust
How Did Tel Aviv Become a Beacon For Stunning Bauhaus Architecture?; Elizabeth Warkentin; Architectural Digest
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.
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…
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 …
Israel boasts an array of world heritage sites for anyone looking for an experience in the dimensions of nature, history or religion.