Berries

Israel’s Berry Picking Season On family vacations my clever husband has always found a way to include berry picking on the itinerary. Sometimes we would eat our hard-earned berries at the

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Zeelim Desert Spa

Desert Spa Photo by M. Kaplan-Green The spa at Kibbutz Ze’elim hamam. As in Kibbutz Revivim, the water source is 10,000 year old brackish water from underground springs.

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Tent

Pitch A Tent Corn fields At the top of Israel, in a land of silver green olive trees, grape vines, and red spiky-tipped espaliered plum trees, spring has sprung.

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Metzoke

Metzoke Dragot in the Judean Desert Ship of the desert Metzoke Dragot, Judean Desert. I was thought to be utterly irresponsible flying to Israel to go to the desert in

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desert archery

Desert Archery How does a golf fanatic find satisfaction in a rocky desert? Yaakov Everett saw the connection between golf and archery and together with his wife, Ruth, set out

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Desert Fish

Desert Fish The fishing industry in the Mediterranean basin can be traced back to Roman times. The plethora of fish and other marine life included many of the same fish that

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chocolate

Chocolate Dreams Company “In Israel everyone likes to eat, and everyone loves chocolate.” Creating a business that makes people smile is more than satisfying for Ronda Israel, owner of the Chocolate

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Desert Cheese

Desert Cheese Making the desert bloom is a well-known phrase. Today a few idealistic people are making the dream come true. With the help of the Jewish National Fund, Israel’s first

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Roman

Roman Glass Company Shards of Roman glass with patina Beginning approximately 2000 years ago, Roman glass was very popular in the region of Eretz Israel. The ability

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berries

Berry Picking Season For the third year in a row, we have driven for 2 hours each way to Moshav Sde Yaakov (near Haifa) to pick berries at the Zak Family

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