History and Heritage of Jewish Venice

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jan 19, 2015 10:52:38 AM

Jewish Venice has long been an amazing and insightful destination for travelers of all backgrounds. The Venetian Jewish history is as interesting as its the history of Italy at large. At Gil Travel, we are pleased to offer amazing trips to Italy aligned with the Jewish heritage of Venice. Familiarize yourself with the Jewish history of Venice to know how to best take advantage of the beautiful offerings of this amazing destination.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Jewish Heritage

Thoughts of a Traveler: Kibbutz Life

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Dec 1, 2014 3:50:08 PM

This is part of our Travel Diary series where our travelers write about their experiences abroad and share it with our readers.

Thank you very much Stacey, for sharing and allowing us to share with all of our readers! 

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, guest posting & travel experience, Israel Travel

Synagogues and Stained Glass: More than Decoration

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jun 13, 2014 3:02:27 PM

Stained glass is a typical element of décor in the sanctuary of a synagogue.

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But upon entry into a synagogue, the stained glass windows usually aren’t what people notice and or give strong consideration to, at least at first. When people do look at stained glass windows, they tend to think of the
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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Gil Travel takes YOU to Tel Aviv Pride!

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jun 11, 2014 2:57:10 PM

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In honor of our very own Israel Pride tour coming up for Tel Aviv Pride 2015,
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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Israel Travel, Tel Aviv

Jewish Film Festivals, Touristic Zionism, and the Jewish Diaspora

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

May 27, 2014 2:47:36 PM

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Yvel Jewelry: A Prestigious Israeli Brand with a Whole Lot of Heart!

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

May 27, 2014 2:44:57 PM

Gold rings with ruby and pearls
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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, guest posting & travel experience