Tu BiShvat – The New Year of the Trees

cherry blossoms

Many countries in the world observe the holiday of planting trees, which is great because it teaches and reminds people of the vital role that trees play in our lives and the environment. In this way, it promotes and celebrates ecological awareness. This type of observance is usually called “Arbor Day,” where … Read more

What Is All about Eco-Tourism in Israel?

poppy fields in israel

Most people visiting Israel mainly focus on exploring the many biblical, historical and cultural sites. And rightfully so! Israel comprises a major part of the Holy Land where it has been the hub for Jewish, Christian, and Islamic history for centuries. There are also substantial populations of other religions (such as Baha’i … Read more

Nature Reserves

Nature Reserves

There are many nature reserves, national parks and historical sites located all over Israel. There are three principal management groups Israel Nature and Parks Authority  (good info on nature reserves) Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel – SPNI (Hebrew) Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael – KKL (Hebrew) or Jewish National Fund – … Read more