Tips of the Top in Israel

The park is an archaeological site, dated back to the time periods of between 3rd century BC and 7th century AD. The site is located up on a hill, overlooking the valley and the Sea of Galilee, in the north-eastern part of Israel. The name Hippos means a horse in ancient Greek. It is believed that the site was built...

Mount Hermon is also known as “the Snow mountain of Israel”.  The Hermon Mountain is located at the most northern point of the state of Israel. It rises to nearly 3,000 meters,  The snow at the mountain is season-based; in winter the entire mountain is covered with snow, not only its top. Geographically, the mountain is...

Neot-Kdumim is a historical & Natural reserve, portraying the agricultural & rural life in the time of the Bible in ancient times of the land of Israel. The reserve is located on route 443, via Jerusalem, near the city of Modiin. The reserve ought to be visited -at all time of the year, however, during July &...

In the 1980s Professor Shlomo Navarro, formerly a principal scientist with the Volcani Center, Israel’s agricultural research organization, developed together with a kibbutz factory which produces PVC sheeting, giant storage bags, called grain cocoons, which save crops from mold and pests.   The cocoons are huge...

When it comes to data backup, storage, and transferring computer files, the technical world is constantly changing. After the floppy disk and CDs were developed, the flash drive was invented. In 1989 Dov Moran, an Israeli entrepreneur, inventor, and investor, formed the company M-Systems. The company was a pioneer in...

Sarona is a 140 year’s-old ex-Templer settlement in the heart of Tel-Aviv.  At the time, German Templer-settlers arrived in Tel-Aviv in aspiration of pious-missionary Christian activities. Sarona had been their third settlement in Palestine. The Templers had transformed the little hill that overlooked the Mediterranean...

In the 1950s Israeli water engineer Simcha Blass, and his son, Yeshayahu Blass were leaders in the area of drip irrigation design. In 1965 Kibbutz Hatzerim partnered with Blass to form a company called Netafim, Together they developed and patented the first practical surface drip irrigation emitter. Drip irrigation,...

Ptitim, (little bits or flakes in English), are exactly that. Ptitim are rice shaped or tiny round balls of oven-roasted pasta made of hard wheat, which gives them a characteristic nutty flavor and aroma. Often referred to as Israeli couscous, they are a unique culinary contribution. The product was invented during...

ICQ

ICQ, an acronym for the short statement, “I Seek You”, was the first “instant messenger” ever developed. In 1998 five Israelis, Yair Goldfinger, Sefi Vigiser, Amnon Amir, Arik Vardi, and Yossi Vardi, who also founded the company Mirabilis, developed the program. They had a vision of being able to send a quick message...

Ein Evrona is an ancient well that is located on the edge of the Evrona salt marsh. In times gone by the water would rise and overflow onto the surrounding countryside. Nowadays the well is dry due to the drop in the level of the ground water. Upon arrival to Ein Evrona one sees a series of round mounds with a kind...

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