Monthly Archives: November 2014

Download Free Trip Planning Workbook

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The Insite Israel Trip Planning Workbook This handy workbook will help you to make the most of your time in Israel, save money, achieve your goals and have tons of fun. Sign up here and get your free copy. No spamming or selling your information. We promise. Read More »

Choosing a Private or Group Israel Tour

(Pic:  Flickr, Martin, CC 2.0)

What’s the difference? There are two main ways to do professional tours in Israel. One is to plan a tour, and then fill a bus with passengers and split the costs among them. The other is to hire a guide and transportation specifically for your smaller group, such as your family, friends or colleagues that you’re traveling with. Choosing whether ... Read More »

Planning Ahead for your Israel Trip

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When to Start Planning Starting to plan your trip to Israel 3-6 months in advance can save you a lot of headaches later. The more you plan ahead the more flexible and care free you can be during your vacation. It sounds counter-intuitive, but if you have solid plans it’s much easier to make changes and go with the flow ... Read More »

Choosing a Good Israel Tour Guide

A guide will take you to amazing places

Having a Good Tour Guide is Really Important! Israel tour guides have a bit of a bad reputation, reflected in this clip from the Simpsons. Courtesy of Aish.com Don’t Settle! When you are picking a tour guide, whether you are finding them directly or being referred through an agency, you need to make sure they are a good fit. The ... Read More »

Biblical Natural History Museum

Rabbi Slifkin Biblical Museum of Natural History, Hippo Skull

The Biblical Natural History Museum is the project of Rabbi Natan Slifkin. Rabbi Slifkin is affectionately known as ‘The Zoo Rabbi,’ for his great love and dedication to the animal kingdom from a Jewish perspective. It’s located in Beit Shemesh, halfway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, so it’s easy to work into many itineraries. A visit to the museum takes about ... Read More »