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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

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

Why the Jerusalem Winner Marathon Tour is a Perfect Choice

Posted by Gil Travel on August 20, 2019

For a truly unique experience in Israel, how about joining thousands of runners in the Jerusalem Winner Marathon, where you’ll get to enjoy the exciting course through the old and modern city of the beautiful Jerusalem?  If you feel excited at the thought of it, this special six days/five nights-tour is the perfect choice for you. But running the marathon is not all.

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


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

Things You Didn't Know About Jerusalem

Posted by Gil Travel on May 31, 2018

When choosing one of many tours to Israel, one always desires to visit this inspiring place. Jerusalem is indeed a city of pilgrimages, but it is not only that. This welcoming city has so much more to offer to all different types of visitors, such as various cultural sites, art events, culinary experiences, delightful natural sights and, of course, a myriad of stories that form its history and that Jerusalem will tell to all who wish to listen.

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Topics: Israel Travel, Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s Christian Quarter Main Attractions

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on January 15, 2015

No matter which religion you practice, chances are Israel holds a great deal of historical significance to you. Many people want to go on a pilgrimage to view the sites they’ve studied in person. Jerusalem, in particular, holds much religious significance and is a site of many relics worth exploring for any tourist. While we have written on the history of Jerusalem's Christian Quarter, we want to go into more detail about the great attractions found there.

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Topics: Christian Travel, Israel Travel, Romantic trips, Jerusalem

Christian History of Israel: Mount of Beatitudes

Posted by Iris Hami on November 20, 2014

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Topics: Christian Travel, Israel Travel, Jerusalem

Main Attractions in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter

Posted by Iris Hami on November 5, 2014

Mount Zion


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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