Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hanukkah in Israel

"Colorful dreidels2" מאת Adiel lo - נוצר על ידי מעלה היצירה. ברישיון CC BY-SA 3.0 דרך ויקישיתוף.

Magic in the Streets Every year during Hanukkah people come from all over the country to tour certain neighborhoods where the hanukkiah (Hanukkah menorah) is lit in little glass boxes outside the doors of the homes. This creates a magical atmosphere of light and warmth on the the otherwise cold and dark wintry streets. Why Outside? The original text in ... Read More »

Holidays In Israel

Jewish Calendar on Green Field

Planning Around the Holidays in Israel In planning your trip one of the first things you need to do is to select the dates for your trip. The rest of your plans will be built on this basis. There are a few things to be aware of when choosing dates, other than your personal considerations such as school vacations and ... Read More »

How to Get Around During Your Israel Trip

Transportation Israel Map

What are the Options You’ll probably want to use a combination of ways to get around during your trip, both for convenience and cost. The possibilities include public transportation, taxis/cabs, hired cars with drivers, a guide who will transport you in their vehicle, or renting a car. Each method has it’s pluses and minuses. We’ll go through some of them ... Read More »

8 Money Saving Tips for your Israel Trip

Penny with Flowers image

  Saving Money: When to Save and when Not to Save Everybody wants to save money. On your trip to Israel don’t get fleeced, but also don’t be cheap on the things that will really take away from your experience. Here are 6 tips on ways to save money and 2 tips on where to avoid the less expensive option. How ... Read More »