Site-Seeing: El-Jazzar’s Architectural Gem; Jonathan Klawans; Biblical Archaeology Society

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…

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The 11 Best Things to See and Do in Israel; Matt; Nomadic Matt

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!

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50 Tel Aviv Pictures that will Inspire You to Travel to Israel; Kami; Wanderlust

Collection of Tel Aviv pictures that will show you that it’s worth to visit Tel Aviv. Check it out and plan your trip to Israel soon!

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Bauhaus in Tel Aviv – a Guide to the UNESCO listed “White City”; Kami; MyWanderLust

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!

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7 reasons Israel is the hottest wellness destination for 2020; Corrina Allen; Loop


This isn’t your average wellness retreat.

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Tel Aviv named among Forbes’s top destinations for 2020; Ynet

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UNESCO World Heritage Site at Beit She’arim found vandalized with graffiti; Times of Israel

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…

Source: UNESCO World Heritage Site at Beit She’arim found vandalized with graffiti

Ask the Dust; Mahri Leonard-Fleckman; La Croix

Book Review: ‘Masada’…

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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…

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Tracing Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus Wonders; Prachi Joshi; National Geographic

The Israeli city is home to the biggest cluster of 1930s Bauhaus architecture.

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The Bauhaus in the Middle East: ‘Tel Aviv was an oasis’; Deutsche Welle

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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…

Source: Large 3,500-year-old staircase hints at conquered Canaanite kingdom’s grandeur

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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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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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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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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