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Jewish Film Festivals and the Jewish Identity

Posted by Gil Travel on October 22, 2014

 

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

9 Travel Tips for Visiting Morocco

Posted by Iris Hami on October 20, 2014

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, guest posting & travel experience, World Travel

Exclusive Interview with Joan Nathan about Culture and Culinary

Posted by Gil Travel on October 16, 2014

Food legend, Joan Nathan
From JoanNathan.com
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Topics: Culture and Heritage, group travel, Israel Travel

Culinary Tour of Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on October 10, 2014

Gil Travel Partners with Award-Winner Author Joan Nathan to bring Travelers the best of Culinary Israel

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel

Fasting Tips and Israeli Salad Recipe

Posted by Gil Travel on October 3, 2014

Best Break-the-Fast Israeli Salad Recipe and Fasting Tips

Find out how to make this delicious salad below!
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Topics: Culture and Heritage, guest posting & travel experience, Israel Travel

Stained Glass: A brief history

Posted by Iris Hami on July 26, 2014

Stained Glass Creation and Historical Use

3-D Stained Glass Structure

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Jewish Heritage, World Travel

4 Must-Try Israeli Desserts

Posted by Iris Hami on July 19, 2014

Four Israeli Desserts with Strong Cultural Connections

Baklava Sampler (By stuart_spivack [CC BY SA 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, FAQ, Israel Travel

Underrated Food from Israel

Posted by Iris Hami on July 12, 2014

More than Hummus and Rugelach: Israel’s Culinary Heritage

When people think of Israel’s food, it’s likely they think of hummus, rugelach or falafel. But there’s a wide range of Israeli dishes that celebrate the country’s culture and heritage.  If you’re looking for a way to create memories that will last and to expand your palate as well, consider immersing yourself in the foods of the region, like the ones described below.

Seven underrated Israeli dishes

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[box title="Cholent" style="soft" box_color="#b35500" title_color="#ffffff" radius="6"]In Israel, cholent, otherwise known as Jewish stew, is a slow-cooked meal that is extremely popular during Shabbat. In fact, the recipe was developed over the centuries to align with Jewish laws that prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. According to multiple sources, the dish boils on Friday before the Sabbath, and then is placed into a slow cooker or oven on low heat until the next day. Cholent typically includes meat, potatoes, beans and barley. However, Sephardic Jews often substitute rice for the beans and barley and chicken for the beef. They may also add whole eggs, shell included! Ashkenazi Jews often include a sausage casing or chicken neck skin stuffed with flour.[/box] Read More

Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts about Israel, Israel Travel

Sarona: Tel Aviv’s Newest Cultural and Lifestyle Center

Posted by Iris Hami on July 5, 2014

Sarona: Tel Aviv’s Newest Cultural and Lifestyle Center

Tel Aviv Panorama  (By Ynhockey [CC BY-SA 3.0], via wikimedia commons)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Israel Travel, Tel Aviv

Coffee and Chocolate in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami on June 28, 2014

5 Places to go for Coffee and Chocolate in Israel

Sweet bliss (By Kevin Shine [CC BY 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Israel Travel