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Mitzpeh Bikat HaYarden

Posted on: January 17th, 2014

Author: Vardah Littman and Rimonah Traub

This mitzpeh, or outlook, is a memorial to soldiers who fell during the “Mirdafim” (Pursuits) that took place in the area for about three years after the Six-Day War.

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The Jewish Travel Pesach Magazine

Posted on: January 3rd, 2014

Author: Jewish Press Staff

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Gush Etzion

Posted on: November 29th, 2013

Author: Shalom Pollack

Honestly, it would be hard to choose the one area that could win the title “the most dramatic site” in Eretz Yisrael. However, one strong candidate has to be Gush Etzion.

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The Einot Tzukim Nature Reserve: Oasis In The Desert.

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013

Author: Vardah Littmann

Only half an hour’s drive from Jerusalem, the majestically beautiful Einot Tzukim Nature Reserve is a lush, green oasis surrounded by miles of flat arid, desert.

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The Small Wall

Posted on: October 25th, 2013

Author: Vardah Littmann

The Kotel Hakatan is the “little sister” of the well-known Western Wall, and is reminiscent of the photos and drawings of the way the Kotel looked before 1948. It is located 200 yards further north of the Kotel, and is on the same level as Har HaBayit (the Temple Mount). Since its plaza is much narrower, and the majority of the wall is underground (thereby concealing much of its height), the Small Wall is less impressive than the Western Wall.

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You’re In Good Hands With Isroyal

Posted on: September 12th, 2013

Author: Naomi Klass Mauer

This past summer quite a few family members vacationed in Israel, some of them with young children. I remember how difficult flying from New York to Israel can be with small children, so with this in mind, I advised all of my family to book Isroyal VIP service along with their flight.

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The Stones, Fauna And Flora Of The Kotel

Posted on: September 4th, 2013

Author: Vardah Littmann

When we come to the Kotel we may be so engrossed in our tefillos that we don’t notice the numerous birds flying close by and the plants growing out of her stones. But the Kotel—spiritual home to millions — is built of stones that serve as the physical home for various animals and plants.

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Gamla – The Masada Of The North

Posted on: June 28th, 2013

Author: Sholom Pollack

We are all well familiar with the dramatic last stand of the Jewish rebels on Masada against the Roman Legions after the destruction of the Second Bais HaMikdash. But according to Josephus Flavious (Yosef ben Matityahu) a very similar drama took place on another isolated mountain in the very north of the country.

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Rome And Venice: Ideal Destinations For The Orthodox Traveler

Posted on: June 26th, 2013

Author: Daniel Retter

There was a time when an Orthodox Jewish traveler, offered a choice of visiting London, Paris or Rome, likely would have put Rome last on the list. Today, that would be a big mistake. Rome is a marvelous place to visit, especially for a religious Jew interested in the historical roots of the post-Second Temple Diaspora.


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