Israel Olive Branch Days Festival 2016 takes place these days until November 19th. During the festival, many Olive farms and olive press factories are open to the public and offer olive-press activities and related workshop for families for free or for a nominal fee. Here are some of the activities […]

Israel Olive Branch Days Festival 2016


steak at marinado
Marinado Steakhouse at the Sea of Galilee is an excellent meat restaurant that serves juicy steaks, hamburgers and a variety of meats straight from the farm at the Golan Heights. The Steakhouse is located just off Ein-Gev junction is housed in a gourmet shop that has everything for your trip […]

Marinado Steakhouse at Ein Gev (Sea of Galilee)


gaash spa
Gaash Spa and Hot Springs offers a full day of pampering – spa treatments, thermo-mineral hot springs and saunas. It is only 30 minutes drive from Tel Aviv. To celebrate my birthday, I was invited to a girls day at Hamei Gaash Spa. While I don’t really need an excuse, […]

Gaash Spa and Hot Springs – a pampering day near Tel Aviv



judean desert off road trip
Judean Desert off road trip and barbecue meal at Ha’Cnaanit chef restaurant is a excellent way to explore the desert, to cross dry river beds, ancient water caves and enjoy unique observation points. A barbecue dinner nearby is a wonderful ending to a day full of adventures. Our day started with […]

Judean Desert off road Trip and Barbecue at Ha’Cnaanit


Shoes on Danube – Memorial for the Jews Murdered on the Danube
Shoes on Danube – a Memorial for the Murdered Jews who were shot during the holocaust. A long line of iron shoes standing on the bank of the Danube in memory of the Jews that were shot here by the Hungarian Arrow Cross Militants straight into the Danube, some still […]

Shoes on Danube – Memorial for the Jews Murdered on the Danube


psagot winery
Psagot Winery is located on the Judean Mountain. The winery offers an audio visual exhibit, a strategic exhibit and an outlook over the Judean Mountains as well as a visit to two ancient caves. Visiting the winery is more than the visitors center, it is an encounter with Christian volunteers […]

Psagot Winery – Visitors Center, Vineyard and Ancient Caves



quinoa
Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate is rich with color and taste. It is a greate salad for any table or party and especially suitable for the Jewish New year (Rosh Hashana). It is vegan, gluten free, and very healthy. Ingredients 1 cup of quinoa 1 cup of dried cranberries Seeds of […]

Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate and Cranberries


Kibbutz Naan has opened the Mud House and the Weapons Cache for visitors. The mud house contains a permanent exhibition of the early life at the Kibbutz with a focus on security, and entry to the Kibbutz’ Weapons Cache. Kibbutz Naan was established 87 years ago. 30 people settled here […]

Kibbutz Naan Mud House and Weapons Cache


Selichot Tour of Jerusalem- Nightly and Musical Tours
Selichot Tour of Jerusalem is a wonderful way to join the “party” of Jewish Selichot taking place during the nights of Elul (September). There is a regular nightly Selichot tour and a musical Selichot tour that includes singers, cantors, and musicians. In addition to these tours that are in the old city, there […]

Selichot Tour of Jerusalem- Nightly and Musical Tours



What’s new in Manara Cliff – nightly activities and new attractions
What’s new in Manara Cliff? Manara goes to new peaks – nightly Activities, Slackline, Barefoot trail, and parent-teen workshop and the Legion-Run all in the Manara Cliff. Manara Lodge is offering Kibbutz-style action-inclusive vacation in the northern Galilee, featuring the Manara Cliff with extreme activities (the mountain slide, Bungee trampoline, Rappelling, […]

What’s new in Manara Cliff – nightly activities and new attractions


Safed Klezmer Festival 2016
Safed Klezmer Festival is one of a kind. For three nights, streets of Safed turn into joyful pedestrian-only streets full of free concerts and street markets. This year, the Safed Klezmer Festival is celebrating its 29th year and there are many interesting stories around the festival. Following the festival, there […]

Safed Klezmer Festival 2016


A Tour of Safed – Galleries, Winery, Dairy and Old Houses
A tour of Safed is more than synagogues and the Safed market. We came to Safed for the Klezmer Festival and took a tour of safed – galleries, winery, dairy, old houses and interesting people! when you plan to get to Safed – plan for more than a day there’s so […]

A Tour of Safed – Galleries, Winery, Dairy and Old Houses