Faith in Diversity; Meilee Bridges; Southwestern University

Sevara Sobhani ’20 cherishes how the Bahá’í Faith and the Southwestern community are devoted to inclusivity and independent thinking.

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Masada – The Fortress Palace; Heritage Daily

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.

Source: Masada – The Fortress Palace – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News

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…

Source: Site-Seeing: El-Jazzar’s Architectural Gem – Biblical Archaeology Society

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!

Source: 50 Tel Aviv Pictures that will Inspire You to Travel to Israel

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!

Source: Bauhaus in Tel Aviv – a Guide to the UNESCO listed “White City”

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…

Source: How Did Tel Aviv Become a Beacon For Stunning Bauhaus Architecture?

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

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

Source: Tracing Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus Wonders

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 …

Source: An Ideal Two-Week Israel Vacation | Goway

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…

Source: As Bauhaus marks 100 years, Tel Aviv’s White City stands tall

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.

Source: A Guide to Israel’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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.

Source: Forging History | Penn State University

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.

Source: How I spent 24 hours in Haifa