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Shilo: Jewish Center Before Jerusalem

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Shilo: Home of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) Before the ark of the covenant was lost to the Philistines and recovered, before the Jewish people were united in the Land of Israel under a single kingship, before the eternal heart and center of the Jewish people met it’s fulfillment in the building of the Temple in Jerusalem, Shilo stood for over 400 ... Read More »

Jerusalem Tours

Beautiful temple mount Jerusalm

All you need to know to about Jerusalem tours A tour of Jerusalem will turn your stay in the city to be meaningful and memorable. Jerusalem tours can be in many ways and styles. there are private tours and group tours; general tours, or Jewish muslim or christian jerusalem tours; Private or group tours; tours to Jerusalem with children or ... Read More »

The Holy land Israel

Israel the Holy Land

The places where the prophets walked, where the Bible stories happened. Sites that will touch your heart, that will inspire you to connect to something bigger. Your Trip to the Holy land Make holiness and spirituality part of your trip to Israel. Even if you’re not a believer in ‘holiness’ yourself, including holy sites in your Israel trip will help make it ... Read More »

Israeli National Flower the Anemone Kalanit

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Israeli National Flower the Anemone Kalanit Israelis love their wild-flowers. In preschool the children learn the names of the most common flowers, with stories and songs about them. A number of wildflowers have been protected by law for many years. Yet until recently Israel had no ‘national flower.’ In 2013 the Kalanit (Anemone) was chosen. The name ‘Kalanit’ comes from ... Read More »

Connect to the History of Israel

Connect to the History of Israel A trip to Israel gives you a chance to gain new levels of understanding and connection to the history of Israel. Historical and Biblical Stories Come to Life Visiting the places where the Bible happened, can be a unique and inspiring experience. Follow in the footsteps of King David as he fled from king ... Read More »

Enjoy the great weather in Israel

The Weather in Israel – Enjoy it all year round! The winter in Israel is full of nice and bright days. In the summer you can enjoy refreshing water activities. With good planning any time of the year is a good time for your Israel trip, and good planning is exactly what we are here for. 🙂 Read More »

Spring, Wild Barley and Counting the Omer in Israel

Wild Barley stalks growing in a field in Israel

Spring in Israel Every year between the holidays of Passover and Shavuot religious Jews do a strange ritual of counting every night. The ‘counting of the Omer’ starts the night after Passover and ends the night before Shavuot. But what is an ‘Omer’ and why do we count them? Why this time of year? And what is the connection to ... 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 »

Day Trips

A guide will take you to amazing places

Day Trips Jerusalem: Jewish Heritage Take a day to experience Jerusalem in depth. We will begin the day with a magnificent view overlooking of the city; this will help to orientate ourselves in this unique and very complex city. We will start in the beginning of Jerusalem’s history – the City of David. On these streets, archaeologists found inscribed the ... Read More »

Honeymoon

   Honeymoon “I am to my beloved and my beloved is to me. Come, my love, let us go out into the field… Let us go out early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine is in bud, if it has put out its young fruit, and the pomegranate is in flower. There I will give you my ... Read More »