Is It Possible to Tour the Knesset?

knesset covered in snow

The Knesset (HaKnesset, which means “the gathering” or “the assembly”) is Israel’s unicameral parliament and supreme authority. Being Israel’s main legislative body, it enacts laws, elects the President and Prime Minister, supervises government activities, and a lot more. The Knesset is divided into multiple committees that oversee every segment of government, such … Read more

24 Hours in Jerusalem – What to Do


It’s impossible to explore the entire Jerusalem in just a day. It’s pretty challenging to figure out what to do in Israel’s capital with just one day, especially when there are lots to see, hear, taste, explore, and experience.  There are dozens of sites that Jews, Christians, and Muslims deem historically significant. … Read more

The Russian Compound in Jerusalem

russian compound in jerusalem

The Russians have played a significant part in shaping Israel’s past and present history, leaving their mark and legacy in the country. Russians make up a quarter of Israel’s total population. So, it is not surprising that the Russian language is the most widely spoken non-official language in Israel (see the most … Read more

Things to See in the New City of Jerusalem


As a top Holy Land destination, Jerusalem is home to the Old City, where the famous Western Wall and the four quarters (Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Armenian) are located. However, Jerusalem also has a “New City.” If you look at Jerusalem’s map, you will realize that the more recently established part of … Read more

Cycling in Jerusalem

two persons riding bikes

Jerusalem is known for its famous holy sites. But what many people do not know is that the city is also an excellent destination for bikers. When you think of biking in Israel, Tel Aviv almost always comes to mind. The coastal city is all plane ground, making it indeed perfect for … Read more

Underground Jerusalem: A Visit to the Western Wall Tunnel

western wall tunnel

It may sound a little biased, but there are countless reasons why everyone should visit Israel, from the most visited spots to the often-ignored gems to rising tourism stars. Jerusalem is often the first stop for people visting Israel, especially for first-time tourists. It is the holiest city in the world, and … Read more

5 things to do in the holy city of Jerusalem

5 things to do in the holy city of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is definitely one of the unique places in the world one would love to visit. It is considered to have rich history; no wonder why people from all walks life visit there. It is an excellent platform for students to learn, especially those studying history and religions. But if the academic … Read more

Seven Sisters Road

Here in Israel, you still can find long and winding road. The Seven Sisters Road was built during the time of the British Mandate of Palestine (1920-1948). The Seven Sisters Road takes you to A Quiet Corner in Motza. There are supposed to be seven sharp bends in the road that that is … Read more

Ein Kerem – The Village of John the Baptist

Ein Kerem – The Village of John the Baptist

Ein Kerem Ein Kerem (“Spring of the Vineyard”; also called Ein Karem) is an ancient village and now a neighborhood southwest of Jerusalem. According to Christian tradition, John the Baptist was born in Ein Kerem, leading to the establishment of many churches and monasteries. Millions visit this remote village and neighborhood, which … Read more