Category Archives: Vacation in Israel

7 things you need to know about Mount Hermon

After 7 years of drought, the winter is finally returned to Israel. In winter , Mount Hermon is covered with snow During the winter, the lower slopes of the Hermon are used for skiing and snowboarding. Many visitors come to see the amazing view, to play in the snow, to go up in the cable [...]

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The Dead Sea- one of the 7 wonders of the world?

Have you ever been in the lowest place on earth? If your answer is yes, you’ve probably been in the Dead Sea. On November 11, 2011 , 7 new wonders of the world will be selected. For the first time, the Dead Sea is among the 28 Finalists. What is the Dead Sea?

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Did You Know: Leave Notes at the Western Wall?

  The Western Wall is a reminder of the second Temple, destroyed by the Romans. It is actually an external, part of the surrounding walls around the temple. It is the holiest site for Jews. Over centuries a tradition was developed, placing notes between the holy stones, asking for divine support, expressing wishes and prayers. [...]

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