Articles by Judy Lash Balint

Treasures of the Israel Museum

Treasures of the Israel Museum April 25, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Not to be Missed Jerusalem Architecture

Not to be Missed Jerusalem Architecture April 20, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

10 Things to See in Jerusalem’s Old City Jewish Quarter

10 Things to See in Jerusalem’s Old City Jewish Quarter April 15, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
The Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem today lies above the upper city of Jerusalem during Temple times–stop by the Wohl Archaeological Museum to see the remains of some of the beautiful mansions of the wealthy and upper class Jerusalemites of the Herodian period. Ancient synagogues are...

Explore the Christian Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

Explore the Christian Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem April 11, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Mount of Olives 101

Mount of Olives 101 March 25, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
For the best view over the Old City of Jerusalem, the Mount of Olives just can’t be beat.  But don’t think you drove up there just to take in the view. There’s enough history in this one spot to fill days of lectures, but since you’re lucky enough to be actually standing there...

Top 5 Things to Do With Teenage Tourists in Jerusalem

Top 5 Things to Do With Teenage Tourists in Jerusalem March 16, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re on a family vacation in Jerusalem and have teenagers with you, don’t be scared !  Jerusalem is one of the best places to find activities that will entertain and even educate your teens. The Jerusalem Scavenger Hunt This is one of the most creative and fun activities in Jerusalem...

Best Places to Buy Souvenirs in Jerusalem

Best Places to Buy Souvenirs in Jerusalem March 12, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
While the latest luggage weight restrictions may keep your souvenir shopping down, most travelers still want to pick up a few mementos of their once-in-a-lifetime vacation, or bring something home for the kids, parents or good friends left behind. Olive wood carving of the Western Wall So what to buy...

Explore the Christian Quarter of the Old City, Jerusalem

Explore the Christian Quarter of the Old City, Jerusalem March 8, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Best Places to Take In Art in Jerusalem

Best Places to Take In Art in Jerusalem February 27, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Jerusalem’s historic sites are amazing, but sometimes visitors want to get a taste of Israeli culture too.  Where to go to see the best art in Jerusalem? Israel Museum Jerusalem doesn’t have just one “art museum” – – there are many places to take in art in the holy...

Underground in Jerusalem

Underground in Jerusalem February 23, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Jerusalem has been a continuously inhabited city for thousands of years, fought over and ruled by many empires throughout history, so it stands to reason that there would be many layers to the city. Excavations in the Old City: Photo: Judy Lash Balint There are a few places in and around the Old City...