Yad Vashem History of the Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, Israel photo by Cailin O'Neil

The Best Museums to Visit in Jerusalem

A list of the best museums to visit in Jerusalem which help highlight and teach visitors about this mecca of religions and culture.

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March 13, 2014 by
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Bahai shrine in Haifa. Photo courtesy of israeltourism via Flickr.

The Bahai of Israel

The Bahai faith has produced some of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments, from the Lotus Temple in Delhi to the House of Worship in Illinois. Israel is home to the Bahai World Centre, the spiritual and administrative heart of the Bahai community throughout the world. If you’re interested in learning more about this fascinating religion, visit some of the buildings and monuments of the Bahai of Israel.

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February 25, 2014 by
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The Neighborhoods of Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Waterfront by Cailin O'Neil

Split into nine districts/neighborhoods here are a few of Tel Aviv’s neighborhoods that you should definitely visit.

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February 13, 2014 by
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Christmas in Jerusalem

Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

Whether or not you are religiously inclined, visiting Jerusalem at Christmas time is a wonderful experience. Though the typical trappings of the holiday are not omnipresent, the city has a lot to offer for any traveler.

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October 25, 2013 by
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UNESCO Sites in Israel

Israel is home to a number of the world’s most significant historic and cultural sites. From the White City of Tel Aviv to the Biblical Tels of Megiddo, Hazor and Beer Sheba, UNESCO has designated as many as eight World Heritage sites in the country. Here is a closer look at what makes these places globally important cultural relics.

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October 24, 2013 by
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29 Things You Didn’t Know About Israel

Israel is a complex country, with a complex history and a complex position in the contemporary scheme of nations. Most visitors come to Israel to visit the holy sites of the three Abrahamic religions — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — without paying much attention to the facticity of Israel itself. For those planning a trip to Israel, here are 29 things you might not know about this tiny Mediterranean country, a good introduction for those who know very little and are hungry for some interesting trivia.

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September 26, 2013 by
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