• The Knesset

    Israel’s parliament is known as the Knesset הַכְּנֶסֶת. The Knesset passes all of the country’s laws, elects the President and Prime Minister, approves the cabinet, […]

  • Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

    The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens is an oasis of green in the heart of Jerusalem.   Located in the neighborhood of Nayot in Jerusalem, on the southeastern edge of the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It serves as an education, learning and research center, holds a diverse collection of plants from around the world which are displayed geographically and is a destination for tourism, recreation and cultural events. At around 30 acres, the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens is the largest in Israel. There are over 6,000 species and varieties of plants from around the world – Israel’s largest collection of live plants – displayed in 6 phyto-geographical sections – Southern Africa, Europe, North America, Australia, South-East and Central Asia and the Mediterranean. The sections simulate the landscapes of these areas.

  • Zichron Moshe Synagogue בית הכנסת חסד ורחמים

    The Zichron Moshe Synagogue is situated at the entrance to Mazkeret Moshe neighborhood on Carmel street.
    The original building was a two-room apartment and a courtyard. It was then sold and turned the building into a pub. One day a butcher named Yitzhak Armoza entered the tavern and put 10 coins on the table, and requested that the tavern was replace by a synagogue. 

  • Museum on the Seam

    The Museum on the Seam is a socio-political contemporary art museum located in Jerusalem. The Museum is housed in a building that was built in 1932 by the Barmki family. Following the war of 1948 until the Six Day War of 1967, the building served as an army outpost on the border between Israel and Jordan.

  • Machane Yehuda Market

    Machane Yehuda market is a unique mix of the old and the new. A vibrant bustling marketplace and a neighborhood which incorporates food, drink, shopping, bars, restaurants. The shuk retains its most important characteristics and whilst it has become fashionable it maintains it core function, with all its flavors and aromas, colours and of course the traders’ interaction with the crowds.

  • Jerusalem Maps 1486 to 1947

    The National Library of Israel has released a collection of 200 high-resolution unique maps of Jerusalem in collaboration with Wikimedia Israel. This collection of ancient […]

  • Jerusalem Audio

    Jerusalem Old City Tours Mobile Apps Audio tours available: The Jewish Quarter The Herodian Quarter Ramparts Walk, Northern Section Ramparts Walk, Southern Section Via Dolorosa […]

  • Rockefeller Museum

    Towards the end of the nineteenth at the end of the Ottoman Empire, British, American, French, and German archaeological expeditions began exploring the Holy Land. […]

  • The Old City

    The Old City covers  about one square kilometer. The walls date back to the ottoman empire the Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566). The wall date back to 1537 and were completed in 1541.

  • Jerusalem

    Magical city of of history, religion and timeless dreams. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and one of the most famous and fascinating cities in the world. Thousands of years of glorious history intertwine with modern day life.

Zippori

Zippori

Zippori also known as Sepphoris is an archaeological site located in the central Galilee region of Israel, 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) north-northwest of Nazareth near Moshav Zippori. It is 286 metres above sea level and overlooks the Beit Netofa Valley. Artifacts include Hellenistic, Jewish, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, Crusader, Arabic and Ottoman influences.

Wildlife – mammals

Wildlife

The wildlife of Israel is extremely diverse due to the country’s location between the temperate and the tropical zones, bordering the Mediterranean Sea in the west and the desert in the east. There are around 200 nature reserves in Israel.

Susita

Susita סוסיתא

Susita is an archaeological site in Israel, located on a hill overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Susita also known as Hippos is on a flat-topped foothill 2 kilometres east of and 350 metres above the Sea of Galilee, 144 metres above sea level, near Ein Gev Kibbutz.

Wilfred Israel Museum

The museum was founded on 1951 and was the first museum in Israel to exhibit East Asian art from the collection that Wilfrid Israel accumulated during the 1920’s.