Tel Aviv’s Winter Festival breathes fresh air into the lungs of the Charles Bronfman Auditorium
While the rest of the world cowers beneath fleece blankets, struggling to escape the warm embrace of their heated homes, Israelis have more than just-bearable weather to nudge them out of the house this winter.
"Rain, rain, go away!" 16 things to do in Israel on a wet, rainy day
It’s raining, it’s pouring...and no one is swarming to the beaches in Israel. When the wet season storms into town, there’s nothing like curling up in a cozy café or catching an international film at the Cinematheque to hit that sweet spot.
Eating and drinking in Israel
The 11 most-loved restaurants in Israel by local chefs
We found out where local Israeli chefs love to eat in our extensive “Where Israeli chefs eat” article. Now, we’ve analyzed the results and come up with the 11 most common restaurants in Israel chosen by yours truly. Hipster bites, Asian delights, Tel Aviv street food, hummus hotspots and everything in between, check out the most popular dining establishments among Israeli chefs when off-duty.
The best restaurants in Tel Aviv to get your sushi fix
The words “sushi” and “Israel” might not bring to mind a usual pairing, but since when do Tel Avivians strive for ordinary? Recently, from Japanese street food to tantalizing Thai, an Asian invasion has been taking over the Tel Aviv restaurant scene.
The best of Israel
The best beaches in Israel
Israel's beaches are more than just a place to lay out and tan. Hitting the sand is a lifestyle - where friends meet, families frolic and gym rats get fit. It’s a nexus of Israeli life, buzzing every day of the week. With access to four seas: the Mediterranean Sea, the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea and the Red Sea, each of the beaches in Israel offers a distinct experience. Here's your guide to the country's coastline, including the legendary beaches in Tel Aviv.
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Tzfat: a guide to the mystical city
Out of the green mountains and lush winding roads of the Upper Galilee, emergesa city steeped in the history and mysticism of the Jewish people. Tzfat, one ofJudaism’s four Holy Cities, is well known as the center of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism) in Israel, where around each turn of the cobbled streets lies another mystical shop welcoming you in for a taste of 16th century spirituality. This Holy City on a hill is also home to ancient sites with panoramic views, hearty homemade yemenite food, and vibrant art galleries. Whether you come for the history or hiking, this magical city will undoubtedly leave an impression on your mind–and maybe even on your soul.