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Tomatoes on Birthright Israel
Aug 08
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Jodie Katz
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Walk through any shuk (market) in Israel and you can understand why this country is a great place for non-carnivores. The fruit and vegetables are seasonal and are some of the freshest and most gorgeous specimens you’ve ever seen. Mix that with the creativity of Tel Aviv’s chefs and you’ve got the perfect combination for vegan...

Jerusalem on Birthright Israel
Aug 07
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Tzvi Richter
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Though not necessarily known as a “college town,” this is only because Jerusalem is a town of so many other things: history and religion to name only a couple. Yet there are few cities that rival Jerusalem, both for the heavy concentration of students studying everything from medicine to arts and architecture, law, politics and...

Birthright in Mamilla
Aug 07
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Lainie Schwartz
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In casual Israel, fashion is not always the top priority for tourists. You might be surprised to learn that in recent years, Israel has become a shopper’s paradise! In Israel, you can find beautiful local goods as well as all the biggest international brands, sometimes right next to each other. Here are our picks for the best...

Hummus Birthright Israel
Aug 07
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Israel Experts Staff
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Hummus – You can’t beat the smooth, flavorful and delicious hummus from Abu Gosh. The main location on Dizengoff 85, is full most days of the week but if you want the complete Israeli experience, visit this restaurant on Friday afternoon and learn how to clean your plate with your last piece of pita! And if you’re...

Running with Birthright Israel
Aug 02
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Ros Roucher
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Planning a trip to Israel? Then don’t forget to pack your running shoes! Those of you who are runners know that running on a vacation or work trip is the best way to see a new place. Early morning runners learn the lay-out of a city and go far beyond the beaten...