Jewish Journal

Savoring the new wave of Israeli Food

by Micah Wexler

May 28, 2010 | 12:12 pm

Shmil Bama'abada
Photo by Abir Sultan/FLASH90

My first introduction to Israeli cuisine was during my day-school years, when the teachers would bring in falafel and hummus for Israel Independence Day. My knowledge of Israeli food... read full article

  • Israeli Hotels Highlight Local Terrain, International Trends

    by Ken Stephens, Contributing Writer

    May 28, 2010 | 12:09 pm

    Despite the fact that Israel has a perceived “image problem” in the world of global opinion, a growing number of Israeli hotel tourism executives have discovered that luring American Jewish and Christian tourists to the Holy Land has more to do with content and deals than...

  • Mamilla: New Luxury in the Old City

    by Meredith Price Levitt, Staff writer

    May 28, 2010 | 12:06 pm

    On an unseasonably cold afternoon in mid-February, just as a flurry of snowflakes had prompted most Jerusalemites to hole up inside, I made the ascent from the city that plays to the city that prays. The dreary weather deepened the silent permanence blanketing this 4,000-year-old...

  • Medical Tourism Thrives in Israel

    by Jessica Pauline Ogilvie, Contributing Writer

    May 28, 2010 | 12:03 pm

    For many people, the idea of traveling to Israel invokes images of sacred synagogues, trips to the Western Wall and moments of personal religious reflection.

    For others, it calls to mind hospital beds, surgeries and doctors.

    Medical tourism — in which patients travel to other...

  • Before You Go…

    by Roberto Loiederman, Contributing Writer

    May 28, 2010 | 11:58 am

    Israel offers wonderful opportunities for the intrepid traveler, from participating in an archaeological dig to trekking in rugged areas. If you’re looking for that kind of adventure, the Internet will guide you in that direction.

    Most tourists to Israel, however, opt for a...

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