Tag Archives: hiking

Gush Etzion, Southern Gateway to Jerusalem

The Lone Oak Tree of Gush Etzion (Refael Yaniger)

Gush Etzion is a large collection of settlements in the Judean Hills, 15 minutes south of Jerusalem. Despite being ‘over the green line,’ there is almost universal consensus among Israelis that it is part of Israel and will remain as such under any possible future political arrangement. Why such a near-universal agreement on one group of settlements? It comes from ... Read More »

Adventure Trips

Adventure Israel Trips

Adventure Trips If you like the outdoors, in Israel and want to experience the land, the air, the water… Whether the hike is long or short, if you spend the night in a five star hotel or under countless stars, nothing compares to being out in nature. The following are a few examples of hikes and excursions in nature. At ... Read More »