Tips of the Top in Israel

A Mezuzah that is mounted on the doorstep portrays that this home is Jewish. The meaning of it stands to remind man that there is an important connection between God and man, and that this is the heritage of the Jewish people. The actual Hebrew word Mezuzah translates as “doorpost”. There is an outer containment and...

Hamat Gader is a unique place in the north of Israel. It contains several aspects that are, each at its own worth, outstanding. The name’s meaning is “Hot springs of Gadara”. It is located is in the Yarmuk valley, east of the Sea of Galilee. It is also based on the Arab ancient village by the name of...

The Hula Valley is a unique region in northern Israel. It is a major stopover for migrating birds – throughout the Syrian-African Rift stretching in between Europe, Africa and the near east. Originally, the Hula had been a swamp. It had caused much illness to its inhabitants and had brought along many deaths. Years...

Pessach – the Jewish Passover- is approaching; it will be celebrated this year on April 14-21. As it is a school holiday, many attractions are offered throughout the country,mainly to children/ families. Here are some interesting ones:  What games did our parents play with?  A live-exhibition at the David Tower Museum...

Many Biblical stories are connected to the Jordan valley. Some relate to the geographical part that is today the land of Jordan; some relate to the Israeli part; some concern a specific part of the valley that was called “SUKKOT” –situated in the middle of the Jordan valley. As the area had been an immensely important...

Up north, Israel borders with the state of Lebanon.  As of year 2000 the UN have been residing at a peace-zone between the two countries. The UN had declared a “Blue Line” that had been recognized by both Lebanon and by Israel as the international border. It stretches between the Mediterranean Sea and the river...

Manara is situated at the upper Galilee; north of the Sea of Galilee; in the far north of Israel, near the border with Jordan. It had started as a Kibbutz; as of year 1943. The Kibbutz turned famous when writer Leon Uris visited it, whole researching his novel, “Exodus”, (later turning into a movie with Paul Newman). He...

“AcroYoga” (AY) is a combination of Yoga, Acrobatics and Thai-massage. From a physical point of view, AY is a whole body workout. It works on strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and more….. It is a practice that requires of at least two people, hence its need for communication, trust-building, handing feedback...

Famous German international artists, HA Schult, has been cresting meaningful artistic creations for many some forty years. The recent international relocating exhibition, called “Trash People“; is based on  figures that had been molded from tin-cans/computers plastics or car-parts. Further to the concept of Green; the...

The Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis plans visiting Israel in May 2014, probably on May 24-25. That would make it the yet another meaningful Christian -Papal visit in the Holy Land in the scope of the past years. Pope John-Paul II visited Israel in year 2000 and Pope Benedict XVI came in year 2009. Pope Francis...

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