Southern Israel

The Jordan Valley- “Ha’bikaa” is a marvelous area, nor far form the city of Jerusalem, in between Israel and Jordan is called “Ha’bikaa” – The Jordan Valley. The valley lies within the Syrian-African rift, stretching along the dead-sea from southern Turkey towards the Red Sea. The Jordan Valley had already been cited in the...

Harvesting Olives has been one of the major agricultural activities in the ancient land of Israel; for thousands of year. In recent years, the project of restoring healthy olive-trees to the land has been marked highly, as well as funded, by the Israeli government. The Ben-Gurion University has even taken this...

Mount Sodom is located on the south-west side of the Dead Sea, rising some 200m above it. It is actually a series of mountains, 11 Km long, that are made of salt mixed with a variety of other minerals. The water, penetrating into the salt, is creating large cavities. The mountain is strongly connected with several...

The Dead Sea has been evolving during these past years, alas not for good….. The Dead Sea is facing a slow demise; it is now 1,377 feet below sea level and it has dropped more than 100 feet in these last 50 years; which has brought many worries re its continued existence. This refers to both its dehydration as well as...

Mount Sodom is located on the south-west side of the Dead Sea, rising some 200m above it. It is actually a series of mountains, 11KM long that are made of salt mixed with a variety of other minerals. The water, penetrating into the salt, is creating large cavities. The mountain is strongly connected with several...

Join the “Red-Sea Classics'” event, in Eilat; on January 16-18, 2014. Eilat is a fascinating touristic city and the music is simply fabulous.

Extreme Sports in Israel, like is many other states in the world, stand for a wide range of activities in sea, air and land. Thanks to the warm weather, and low amount of rain, the extreme sports are available year-round. Among the popular extreme sports  activities in Israel are surfing, windsurfing, kite-surfing,...

The Dead Sea Scrolls are an extraordinary archaeological find, of 1947, discovered by a Bedouin shepherd, in a cave in the Judean desert, near Jerusalem. The scrolls are believed to have been either written or copied in the ancient land of Israel between 250 BCE and 68 CE. The scrolls are regarded today to be the...

The travel/hiking trail is a path that links north, center and south of the land; offering unique tastes, cultures, adventures and experiences for those who hike it. It is a taste of Israel. The trail had been marked with the assistance of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel. It stretches between the...

The national Reserve, Kochav-Hayarden, is situated on the slopes of the Jordan Valley, in Eastern Israel; overlooking the marvelous view of the Jordan valley and of the far away Gilad-mountains. In ancient times it had been called “Belvoir” (beautiful view).  The site is a Crusaders’ castle, initially built in 1140...

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