Category Archives: Israel

The Amazing UNESCO Site Going to Waste in Israel; Moshe Gilad; Haaretz

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Source: The Amazing UNESCO Site Going to Waste in Israel

Israel: In between the old and the new; Bernard Joseph Esposo Guerrero; Business Mirror

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.

Source: Israel: In between the old and the new | Bernard Joseph Esposo Guerrero

The Strange Afterlife of a Mysterious Tomb Inscription; Gitit Ginat; Atlas Obscura

“I lay with another but I love you, the one most dear to me.”

Source: The Strange Afterlife of a Mysterious Tomb Inscription

These 12 Historic Sites in Israel NEED to Be on Your Bucket List; Shira Rubin; Fodor’s Travel

Even for the staunchly secular, Israel’s ancient, biblical, and historic sites will take your breath away.

Source: These 12 Historic Sites in Israel NEED to Be on Your Bucket List

A tour of Acre’s attractions and hidden gems; Liat Collins; Jerusalem Post

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.

Source: A tour of Acre’s attractions and hidden gems

My Word: Eyes opened from Acre to Gaza; Liat Collins; Jerusalem Post

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.

Source: My Word: Eyes opened from Acre to Gaza

The 10 most iconic archeological sites in Israel; Abigail Klein Leichman; Heritage Florida Jewish News

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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.

Source: Faith in Diversity

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!

Source: The 11 Best Things to See and Do in 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.

Source: 7 reasons Israel is the hottest wellness destination for 2020

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’…

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…

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

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

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

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