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Israeli Snacks

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While in a foreign country, my husband and I enjoy checking out grocery stores for snacks. We checked out the nearest grocery store to our hotel in Degania in Israel. The pricey items turned us off, so we just grabbed … Continue reading

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Beit She’an National Park, Israel

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Beit She’an National Park is the location of the ruins of the ancient city of Beit She’an. The earliest settlement there is said to have been founded in 6000 BCE. The site is in the Galilee region of northern Israel. … Continue reading

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Review: 8 Days/6 Nights Classic Israel by Troy Tours

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Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ As our 8 Days/6 Nights Classic Israel Tour with Troy Tours progressed, there was no doubt in my mind that my family snatched the best priced tour in Israel from the United States. The whole package seemed too … Continue reading

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Kibbutz Stay in Israel

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One of the highlights of our trip to Israel is our stay at Degania Bet, a kibbutz in Northern Israel near the Sea of Galilee. A kibbutz, according to Degania Bet’s website,  is a democratic society where people choose to … Continue reading

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Israel Travel Tips

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My friend, Sam, is traveling to Tel Aviv in the Spring. She asked if I have tips for her as my husband and I went on an escorted tour in Israel last week. Tel Aviv was not part of our … Continue reading

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Shalom from Israel!

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Just a note to say, Shalom! Peace to you. The past few days I have been fulfilling my bucket list. Second on my list is Israel. Here’s a glimpse of Israel.

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Oils of Ancient Scripture

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In Israel, anointing oils are popular souvenir items. The use of oil for spiritual and physical well-being is an ancient tradition that is still part of the lives of many today. In fact, I have been invited a couple of … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Suddenly

“Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take.” – Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer

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The Baptismal Site at the Jordan River

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Yardenit Baptismal Site located in the Galilee Region of northern Israel attracts members of all faiths, and receives on average 400,000 visitors a year. It is not the Baptismal Site of Jesus Christ, but an alternative site established by the … Continue reading

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The Ancient Boat from the Sea of Galilee

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In 1986, two fishermen brothers who are also amateur archeologists from Kibbutz Ginnosar in Israel, found the remains of an ancient boat in the shore of Galilee. Drought had receded the water level of the lake and exposed the beach. … Continue reading

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