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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: Jerusalem, Israel Travel

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, Jerusalem, Romantic trips

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


, 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

Christian Quarter of Jerusalem

Posted by Iris Hami on September 6, 2014

Brief Introduction to the Christian Quarter

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Topics: Christian Travel, Jerusalem

5 Must-See Christian Biblical Sites

Posted by Iris Hami on August 9, 2014

Jerusalem's 5 Must-See Christian Biblical Sites

From one end of Jerusalem to the other, residents and visitors alike can find themselves at any number of sites important in biblical times. If you’re looking for a bit of Christian biblical history in your sightseeing, consider these 5 locations.

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Topics: Christian Travel, Jerusalem

Singles Trip to Israel: Israel Insiders

Posted by Iris Hami on June 21, 2014

Israel Insiders: Perfect Singles Trip to Israel

Have you dreamed of touring Israel but put it off because you didn't want to travel alone?

Gil Travel has the solution for you! Our Israel Insiders Tour allows individuals to explore Israel with a group of like-minded singles.

In Israel, there are growing numbers of single individuals and fewer couples than in years past. Israelis use the term “seeking” to describe individuals who are looking to start a relationship. Because so many singles love to travel, we have designed a program specifically for them.  On the Israel Insiders Tour, scheduled for November 8-17, 2014, participants between the ages of 45 to 65 will meet the leaders of Israel’s high tech companies and start-ups, and spend time with a local journalist to learn about Israel’s present-day issues, while exploring the country’s cultural and historical sites. It's a perfect combination of mixing business with pleasure!

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel, Tel Aviv, Romantic trips, Jerusalem

9 Can't-Miss Photo Spots for Stunning Photographs in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami on June 19, 2014

9 Can't-Miss Photo Spots in Israel

"Beach, past & present" by amira_a [CC BY 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Fun stuff, Israel Travel, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, World Travel

My Return Trip to Israel!

Posted by Gil Travel on December 11, 2013

My Return Trip to Israel!

Capernaum, Israel
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Topics: Israel Travel, Jerusalem

Jewish Heritage Travel Worldwide

Posted by Gil Travel on December 10, 2013


 Jewish Heritage Travel Worldwide

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Topics: Jewish Heritage, Israel Travel, Jerusalem