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Latest Tourism Posts
5 Marvelous Markets In Israel You’ll Just Love
Israel is famous for its Mediterranean diet. In every Israeli meal you can find flavorful fresh vegetables, rich olive oil with amazing aroma, as well as a variety of different…
The Temple Mount – Holiness For All
(Cover photo credit: Andrew Shiva / Wikipedia) The Temple Mount in Jerusalem is perhaps the most important religious site in the world. Here you will find everything you need to know before…
The Mosque of Omar
(Cover photo credit: Usmanreddy at en.wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons) The Mosque of Omar is a mosque in Jerusalem commemorating the place where Caliph Omar prayed. Here you…
Latest Jewish Holidays Posts
Shavuot – Feast of Weeks
A celebration of divine coupling. A countdown of 50 days. And a lot of cheese. Welcome to Shavuot, the holiday that celebrates it all. What is Shavuot? What does Shavuot…
Pesach – Passover
Slavery, miracles, frogs, liberation and one Charlton Heston. Welcome to Passover, the holiday that has it all – and much, much more. What is Passover? What does Passover mean? What…
The Megillah – Book of Esther
What is The Megillah? Who is this Esther lady in the Book of Esther? And what is the deal with Purim? Well gather around as we go through the thrilling…
Latest History Posts
The Six Day War of 1967
A superpower trying to mix things up. Agreements are violated. An incredible fight against all odds. And an amazing victory. Welcome to the Six Day War of 1967. Introduction to…
The Suez Crisis of 1956
International intrigues. Hidden financial interests. Secret agreements between states. Inherent distrust. And two European superpowers. This isn’t the new Tom Clancy Novel. This is the story of the Suez Crisis,…
Israeli War of Independence – 1947-1949
(Cover image Credit: Micha Perry / IDF Spokesperson’s Unit) The Israeli War of Independence is a story about bravery. A story about sacrifice. And a story of creation, of realizing…