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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From Tel Aviv to Berlin, here are the best places to see Bauhaus architecture; Daniel Pembrey; Independent

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The Bauhaus school of design turns 100 in 2019. The style, recognisable for its flat roofs, white or glass-skinned walls and boldly modern details, has influenced skyscrapers, typefaces and most things in between.

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Photos: The Ancient Ruins of Shivta in Southern Israel; Tom Metcalfe; Live Science

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.

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Jesus image, hidden in plain sight at Negev church, is one of earliest in Israel; Amanda Borschel-Dan; Times of Israel

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…

Source: Jesus image, hidden in plain sight at Negev church, is one of earliest in Israel

Food and Architecture Coexist in Tel Aviv-Jaffa; Ilana K Levinsky; Times of Israel

From the blog of Ilana K. Levinsky at The Times of Israel…

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Why scientists are saying you should visit these Mediterranean cities; Benyamin Cohen; From The Grapevine

Dozens of UNESCO World Heritage Sites could disappear, so start working on your bucket list now.

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Israel to develop Hebron heritage with UNESCO cash; Jerusalem Post

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.

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