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Hiking trails in Israel

January 1, 2020

Israel is a hiker’s paradise, with countless of marked trails suitable for different levels of hikers, crossing beautiful and varied landscapes. Each of the below trails is also divided into segments you can hike in ½-1 day. The main – The Israel Trail Selected by the National Geographic as one of the 10 most beautiful […]

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Combat Training and Learning Experience in Israel

March 17, 2019

One of the things that Israel is most famous for worldwide is its military and combat techniques. In Israel, combat recruits (18 years old) must go through months of training, during which, the soldiers perfect their physical and mental skills to transform into IDF combat soldiers. In basic training, they learn the values and fundamentals […]

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100 years to the Bauhaus school

February 17, 2019

2019 marks 100 years to the Bauhaus school. Bauhaus is known in Israel primarily as an architectural style, but it is an institution that has brought about a significant change in design and architecture in the 20th century. During its 14 years of existence in 1919-1933, Bauhaus formulated universal principles for design, combining art and […]

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The Judean Desert – the Land of Monasteries

December 16, 2018

“The Desert of the Holy City” is a book written by Yizhar Hirschfeld, an archaeologist who studied the Byzantine period in the Judean Desert. This name describes the Judean Desert best – so close and yet so far from Jerusalem, the holy city. The caves in the rock served as retreats, the water springs were […]

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