Articles Tagged ‘“Nir Barkat”’

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem May 6, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Spring in Israel is filled with holy days, remembrance days, and holidays.  With Passover, Easter, and Holocaust Remembrance Day behind us, the country turns to Memorial Day and Independence Day — two days of intense emotion and unique local customs. Memorial Day — Yom Hazikaron (officially...

Israel Museum Dazzles After $100M Face Lift

Israel Museum Dazzles After $100M Face Lift August 2, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Even during the three years it was closed for renovations, visitors couldn’t keep away from Jerusalem’s Israel Museum. The Israel Museum is Israel’s national museum and visitors and residents alike are drawn to the place as the central repository of Jewish culture in the world and one of the “must...

Jerusalem Named Best City in Africa & Middle East

Jerusalem Named Best City in Africa & Middle East July 13, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Well, of course I knew I lived in the best city in the Middle East, but now the powers-that-be at Travel and Leisure Magazine have named Jerusalem as the #1 city in Africa and the Middle East. (The last time Jerusalem made #1 was back in 2000). Beating out Cape Town, Tel Aviv, Amman, Marrakesh and Petra,...

Jerusalem: A Place to Take Your Time

Jerusalem: A Place to Take Your Time May 21, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Many visitors come to Israel for the first time and think they’ll spend a few days in Tel Aviv, maybe head up to the Sea of Galilee, take a quick tour of Masada and the Dead Sea and then see Jerusalem in one or two days. Not so fast!!  Even though Jerusalem is relatively compact, don’t expect...