Things to Do In Israel

Birds of Israel: Birding in the Holy Land

Tristram's Grackle Starling Bird Massada Israel

WHAT IS BIRDING? Birders go out into nature (or urban nature) to find extraordinary and interesting birds. It’s a hobby that takes patience, knowledge and skill. In addition to being fun, these hobbyists help increase the base of scientific knowledge about the habits, migration patterns, and much more about the bird species they find. Also, it’s a great way to ... 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 »