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3 Ideas For an Unforgettable Bat/Bar Mitzvah Tour

Posted by Gil Travel on February 12, 2020

How wonderful would it be to spend one of the most memorable moments in a young Jewish person’s life in the country of Jewish history and tradition? How amazing would it be to have a bat or bar mitzvah tour in the land where so many have gone through this important ceremony, and in some of the most special places for Jews all around the world? Israel has such massive significance for generations upon generations of youth who’ve had their Bar/Bat Mitzvah here, surrounded by the people they love, together creating the most special of memories.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Jewish Heritage

Best Bat and Bar Mitzvah Tours to Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on December 18, 2019

The Bar and Bat Mitzvah mark a special transition in the life of a young person, proudly celebrated with family and friends in love and joy, when many beautiful memories are made. And what more fitting place on Earth to have the ceremony than in Israel? 

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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Culture and Heritage, Family Tours, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

TOP RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN ISRAEL

Posted by Gil Travel on April 11, 2019

Israel warmly welcomes tourists. That means that there is a myriad of hotels to choose from in the country – whether you’d like one located in a contemporary or a historic building – or some of the best luxury and boutique hotels. There is most certainly something for everybody’s taste, and we’ve collected our favorite top-rated hotels in this list. 

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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, group travel, Israel Travel, Senior Travel, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem

Planning a Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah Abroad? This is Why You Need a Travel Agency

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on June 17, 2016



Price: Because of worldwide connections, travel agencies can get better hotel rates and perks like free upgrades, or even free rooms.

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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah

Main Attractions in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter

Posted by Iris Hami on November 5, 2014

Mount Zion

 

, via flickr
Not far from the of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Southwest district of the Old City is Mount Zion, the place often mentioned in Scripture. This is where the Jewish Quarter of the city and Western Wall serve as the main attractions for locals and visitors alike. Read More

Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, Jerusalem

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami on April 19, 2014

Celebrate Bar or Bat Mitzvah in Israel

Western Wall in Jerusalem

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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Culture and Heritage, Family Tours, Fun stuff, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Times of trouble? Tell Rachel all about it, as people have done for centuries.

Posted by Iris Hami on June 4, 2013

HISTORICAL SITES IN ISRAEL ...
Rachel's Tomb is located in the city of Bethlehem, just south of Jerusalem. For centuries, it lay on a deserted roadside, and Rachel's descendents would come here to pour out their hearts to her - the mother who dwells in a lonely wayside grave in order to be there for her suffering children.
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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, group travel, Israel Travel

The Jerusalem Festival of Light, June 5-13, 2013

Posted by Iris Hami on June 3, 2013

NEW HAPPENINGS IN ISRAEL
Following the success of last year’s Jerusalem Festival of Light, Jerusalem’s Old City will once again form the magnificent backdrop for lighting installations, exhibits and tours in the Light in Jerusalem 2013 festival, June 5-13, between the hours of 20:00-24:00.

For this year's Light in Jerusalem festival, seven renowned international light artists

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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel, Jerusalem

Can't use that Hotel Reservation? Sell it On-Line!

Posted by Iris Hami on May 31, 2013

Did you hear the one about the two Israeli “startup” guys who have built a perfect business out of absolutely nothing? BRILLIANT!

If you have to cancel a hotel reservation and stand to lose money, two Israeli men from the IDC (International Data Corporation will help you find a buyer more than happy to take the reservation off your hands! You can’t beat that! Genius!

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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel, World Travel

What's for Dinner at "Alma Lounge"? Tel Aviv's Hot New Restaurant!

Posted by Iris Hami on May 31, 2013

CULINARY IN ISRAEL
From Conde Nast Traveler ... Truth in Travel 
Chef Yonatan Roshfeld is a star of the New Israeli culinary scene. His spots Herbert Samuel and Yavne Montefiore are consistently among the top restaurants in Tel Aviv, and he’s got a stubborn commitment to local ingredients and using them with flair. He’s also a man of some mystique who would rather be preparing some deftly deconstructed seafood lasagna or dreamy Wonder Cake (an über-chocolaty take on babka) than dishing to the press, thank you very much. A Moroccan-French mix and to the kibbutz born, he’s pretty much a perfect fit for the jaunty new Alma Lounge restaurant at the eponymous boutique hotel situated in a renovated 1925 Tel Aviv townhouse. Its facade is mint green and cool—Roshfeld’s new menu, on the other hand, is more about heat.
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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel