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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

A Mission destination that hasn’t been done before

Posted by Gil Travel on March 30, 2020

Delight your members with a Women’s mission to Amsterdam

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Topics: Jewish Heritage, World Travel

Easter in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on March 24, 2020

For numerous Christian pilgrims across the globe, there is no better place on the entire planet to observe Easter than Israel. Thousands of believers walk the footsteps of Jesus, relive his last days, and join together to remember his resurrection in this country, particularly in one of its most special cities – Jerusalem. What’s more, at the same time Christians celebrate Holy Week, Jews celebrate Passover, so this is a very exciting and special time for countless people who live and who come here. 

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

Fine Dining in Budapest

Posted by Gil Travel on March 23, 2020

Budapest. The city of many wonders. One of the things it’s been known for is the delicious and hearty traditional cuisine.  In recent years it has also become more popular for its fine dining. There are many particularly interesting fusion, local-meet-international, experimental, themed, Michelin-starred, and numerous other types of restaurants, with talented chefs creating wonderful dishes for the locals and visitors alike. These meals are not only pretty to look at, but are absolutely delicious. Let’s check out some of the places that serve these mouthwatering foods.

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Topics: World Travel

The Musical Prague

Posted by Gil Travel on March 12, 2020

The Czech Republic is a country famous for a great number of arts and artists, writers, architectures, but also – and maybe most of all – for its brilliant musicians. This country and its capital are one of the most significant contributors to the world's library of the most renowned music.

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Topics: World Travel

Celebrating Easter in Russia: Things You Should Know

Posted by Gil Travel on March 9, 2020

Spring is finally here. And with Spring, comes Easter - a time to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus, as well as play traditional games and have a lot of fun painting eggs. However, celebrating Easter is not the same all across the globe. As you know, there are two Easters in the world, observed at different times: the Eastern Church Easter and the Western Church Easter. Countries are like families, and each brings something of their own to the feast.

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Topics: World Travel