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10 Unique Places to Visit in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on November 22, 2022

IIsrael is a land of surprises. From ancient biblical sites all the way to trendy shopping districts in vibrant cities, this is a country with one foot in the past and another in a future that keeps evolving in the absolute best way for travelers.

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Topics: Israel Travel

Senior Travel in Israel That Will Make You Feel Young

Posted by Gil Travel on November 21, 2022

That summer in the holy land when you worked on a Kibbutz may seem far away, but Israel is a great travel destination at any age. There’s something about the country that makes people feel young, and trips to Israel for seniors are a great way to meet Jewish seniors, to relive the magic of your first time there or to discover the country for the first time. Not only can you revisit areas you’ve seen before, Israel is a vibrant country with new and exciting places to visit, and it just keeps getting better. From wheelchair accessible routes around the city to natural baths, there are options for every senior at any level of activity on tours to Israel

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Topics: Senior Travel

Are There Really Jews in Bahrain?

Posted by Gil Travel on January 20, 2021

Courtesy of Mishpacha Magazine

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History in the Making

Posted by Rebecca Stern on December 1, 2020

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Gil Travel, Jewish Heritage, World Travel

Two Men Walk Into a Sukkah...in Dubai

Posted by Rebecca Stern on October 14, 2020

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Family Tours, Gil Travel, group travel

Dig Into History With VFI Plus Archaeology

Posted by Ellen Warren on September 10, 2020

 

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Topics: Fun stuff, Gil Travel, group travel, guest posting & travel experience, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, Senior Travel, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, escorted tours, volunteering

Volunteering for a cause!

Posted by Ilana Blumental on August 17, 2020

You COULD just write a check. You COULD just attend an IDF-themed gala. OR you could pack your bags, fly to Israel, and work arm-in-arm with Israeli soldiers. Sweat with them, laugh with them, support their work with yours, tell them why you are there, and show them that you are also all-in in supporting the State of Israel. And when they look at you and ask, “You paid to be here? You paid to come and help?” you can smile and say “yes.”

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Custom Programs, group travel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, Jerusalem, escorted tours, volunteering

A unique Cycling Mission in Hungary

Posted by Gil Travel on April 7, 2020

JDC On Wheels to Hungary and Romania, June 2019

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Topics: Jewish Heritage, World Travel

Gil Travel Group Travel Insurance

Posted by Gil Travel on April 3, 2020

In the last month, travel insurance companies are inundated with claims having to do with ramifications of Covid-19 – whether it be a cancelled flight, closed borders, fear of endangering health and fear of the unknown. Since this is an unprecedented situation, the rules and regulations of the insurance companies have become fluid and are adjusting in their favor given the circumstances.

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Topics: Gil Travel, World Travel

A Memorable Druze Experience

Posted by Gil Travel on March 31, 2020

The Druze are a minority group in Israel with a rich culture, history and culinary repertoire .  We’ll tell you more about the history, culture, villages, and amazing food so that we can meet these people and get to know their story through this written ‘journey’ across Israel.

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Topics: Jewish Heritage