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Jewish Heritage Walking Tours In Jerusalem

Posted by Gil Travel on January 24, 2023

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Topics: Family Tours, group travel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, Jerusalem, Best of 2023

Must Visit Jewish Landmarks in Israel For 2023 - The Top 10 List

Posted by Gil Travel on December 14, 2022

There is no better place to explore Jewish history than on an Israel tour. From ruins of Jewish settlements that are over thousands of years old, to Jewish religious sites that travelers flock to every day, Israel is home to some of the most important places in Judaism. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the top ten Israel landmarks connected to Judaism you must visit in 2023. These Israel historical sites are sure to impress. 

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Topics: Israel Travel, Jerusalem, Best of 2023

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

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

Easter in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on March 24, 2020

Have you ever thought about visiting Israel for Easter in April? 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

LGBTQ Tour in Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on February 26, 2020

Israel is certainly the best country in the Middle East for LGBTQ individuals to live, be it alone or with their families. People in this country are largely accepting and welcoming, while the government has been actively promoting social equality for LGBTQ people for more than a decade. What’s more, Tel Aviv has become one of the gay capitals of the world. Therefore, there are many types of tours available specifically for non-heterosexual individuals.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Israel Travel, World Travel

Herod's Israel: An Architectural Genius

Posted by Gil Travel on February 7, 2020

Herod the Great is a king known for many things, good and bad, but he had a great gift for architecture. 

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Topics: Facts about Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Israel's Culinary Hotspots For Every Gourmand

Posted by Gil Travel on February 4, 2020

Here’s a tour option for those who want to ‘taste’ the culture! All across Israel, you’ll find a myriad of cuisines, each with a great number of tasty dishes that speak of the country’s culture and history. It’s really easy finding popular spots with hearty meals that you simply must try, as they’re on every turn in every city, town, and village in Israel, but here are some of our recommendations for culinary hotspots to visit.

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Topics: Facts about Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Israel's Famous Valleys

Posted by Gil Travel on January 10, 2020

You’ve explored plenty of what Israel has to offer, but did you know that one of the most beautiful natural wonders in Israel is its collection of valleys? Exploring a valley in Israel is one of the best ways to get to know the natural landscape of this spectacular country. 

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Topics: Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage