Israeli History – Historical Places in Israel – Atlit

The Town of Atlit in Northern Israel is situated on the Mediterranean coast South of Haifa. It was originally a Crusader outpost. In 1903 the new village was founded with the help of Baron Edmond de Rothschild. Atlit is best known for the place where the British built a military […]


Golan Heights

Golan Heights – Northern Israel – Israel

The Golan Heights is situated in the north of Israel and borders on Syria.    The area had been part of the Ottoman Empire and after the First World War it became included in the territory of the British Mandate of Palestine.  However this was changed when in 1923 an agreement […]

Places To Visit In Israel – Israeli Sightseeing – Zichron Yaakov

The picturesque town of Zichron Yaakov was founded in 1882 with the help of Baron Edmond de Rothschild. He was a Jewish philanthropist who had assisted in the establishment of many of the early communities, often helping with financial support. Zichron Yaakov is situated about a half hour drive from […]

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Ein Gedi Oasis

Israel – Israeli Places of Interest – Ein Gedi

At the lowest point on earth on the shores of the Dead Sea in Israel and nestled at the foot of imposing cliff and mountains, is the vibrantly green oasis of Ein Gedi. This exciting location is a combination of spas and various tourist attractions together with a beautiful and […]

Famous Israelis – Israel Culture – Chaim Topol

Chaim Topol is a famous Israeli Actor and musical theatre performer. He was born to Rel (Goldman) and Jacob Topol on the 9th September 1935 in Tel Aviv Israel which at that time was the British Mandate territory of Palestine. Chaim began acting in amateur theatrical plays during his mandatory […]

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Wall of the Old City of Jerusalem

Historical Sites in Israel – Israeli Cities – The Old City Of Jerusalem

The ancient city of Jerusalem has been continuously inhabited for over 3000 years and is holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims. For the Jews it is the place where the Jewish Patriarch Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac on Mt. Moriah.  In approximately 1000 BCE King David proclaimed Jerusalem […]

Life in Israel – Israeli Culture – The Kibbutz

Kibbutz is the Hebrew word for communal settlement.  In Israel it is a unique socio-economic rural community originally agricultural, however over the years Kibbutzim have branched out to include industrial enterprises and hi-tech projects. The Kibbutz has gone through a number of changes over the years but the original ideology […]

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anatoly sharansky

Israeli Figures – Famous People in Israel – Natan (Anatoly) Sharansky

Natan Sharansky is an Israeli politician, author, human rights activist and a former Soviet refusenik.  He was born Anatoly Borisovich Scharansky in Donetsk in the Ukraine on the 20th January 1948. At that time the Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union. During his teens he was a chess prodigy, […]

Israel Food – Jewish Recipes – Vegetarian Cholent

Recipe: Vegetarian Cholent Ingredients 8 medium potatoes 1 sliced onion 1 onion fried in oil 1 cup brown beans 1/2 cup small white beans 2 tablespoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Water Dumpling ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup matza meal 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 eggs […]

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Israel Technology – Israeli Achievements – Agriculture

Israel’s achievements in the field of agriculture have been one of the country’s top priorities and some of the techniques that have been developed are those concerned with the conservation of water which could, in turn, be the solution to the hunger experienced in the third world. For many years […]