Category Archives: Jewish History

66 Fun Facts About Israel

May 18, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

It’s now been 66 amazing, triumphant, heart-breaking, awe-inspiring, jubilant, soul searching, transcendent, glorious years since the Jewish people returned to their ancestral homeland. To celebrate the “miracle on the Mediterranean”, here are 66 fascinating facts about the State of Israel: Basics 1 Israel is the one and only Jewish state in the world. 2) The State of Israel is the youngest on the planet (only 66 years old). 3) Israel […]

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10 Must See Israeli Museums

May 12, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

Believe it or not, with around 230 (and counting) museums, Israel has more museums per capita than anywhere else in the entire world. These unique educational centers are treasure chests of science, history, art, science, design, architecture, technology. With so many to choose from there, you are guaranteed to find the ones that interest you. Here is a look at ten of the best: 1) Israel Museum, Jerusalem Ranked among […]

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Top 10 Israeli Parks and Nature Reserves

May 05, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

Even though Israel is one of the smallest countries in the world, it is one of the most naturally diverse, home to natural landscapes that are usually separated by thousands of miles in other countries. From the snowy mountains of the north to the amazing coral reefs of the Red Sea in the south, while in between are expansive desert areas, sandy beaches, green forests and fertile plains. Interspersed throughout […]

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