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Druze villages in Israel

June 11, 2020

Israel is a country with many minorities and ethnic groups. One very interesting and prominent group are the Druze. A branch off Islam, the Druze today are recognized as a separate and independent religious ethnic Arab group. They are settled in several villages, mainly in the north of the country, and are renowned for their […]

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Latrun – a magic place combining ancient and modern history

June 4, 2020

Let’s go on a tour that combines ancient and modern history with fun for the family. Strategically positioned on a hill in the Ayalon valley, overlooking the road to Jerusalem, is Latrun, which due to its prominence in the landscape, has been the scene of many battles, ancient and modern.   Remains of a Crusader […]

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Hiking tracks in Israel

May 28, 2020

For those who prefer hiking off the beaten track here are some of the amazing options available in Israel. We’ll begin in the north at the Arbel Cliff overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Created by the Jordan Valley Rift, its soars to a height of 181 meters above sea level (over 380 meters above the […]

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Artist Colonies in Israel

May 21, 2020

A wonderful way of seeing Israel is through its art and artists. Throughout the ages, the country has been the subject of countless artistic impressions and home to many artists and artisans. Modern day Israel boasts several artist enclaves – the most renowned of which are the Safed artists’ quarter, the Jaffa artists’ colony, the […]

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The Jezreel Valley

May 14, 2020

Lying between the Carmel mountain range to the west, the Jordan Valley to the east, and bordered by the Lower Galilee Mountains to the north and Samarian Mountains to the south, the Jezreel Valley is the largest fertile region in Israel. In ancient times it was part of the Via Maris (Sea Route) which travelled […]

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