Top 10 benefits of traveling

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Light festival in Jerusalem

The Festival of Light will take place from 11-19 June 2014 in the Old City of Jerusalem. 


Archaeologist claims to have found King David's Citadel

Skeptics question legitimacy of 'Bible archaeology' amidst rising concerns that digs escalate tension in eastern Jerusalem. An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the legendary citadel captured by King David in his conquest of Jerusalem, rekindling a longstanding debate about using the Bible as a field guide to identifying ancient ruins.


Iconic Jerusalem hotel offers 'grand luxury' once again

Historic Palace Hotel, transformed into Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem, officially opens for visitors. After seven years of construction and an investment of $150 million, the only internationally branded luxury hotel in Jerusalem, Waldorf Astoria, has officially opened for business.


March 2014 sets new record in tourist entries to Israel

Some 776,000 visitors arrived in Israel between January and March 2014, an all-time record for the first quarter of the year. Israel recorded some 302,000 visitor entries in March 2014, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.


Israel ranks 5th in global hotel prices

Annual Hotel Price Index survey shows average price of five-star hotel room in Jerusalem is $302 compared to $225 in Madrid and $200 in Berlin.


Israel a favorite among Chinese tourists

Israel works to encourage tourism from China by expanding bilateral cooperation, reforming visa process for Chinese visitors, and recruiting more Chinese tour guides.


Second Temple period chisel found near Kotel

The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an extraordinary archaeological finding: It has uncovered a Second Temple Era iron chisel, which may have served the builders of the Second Temple.


Eat With Local Israelis

A new website allows tourists to experience Israeli cuisine first hand, by eating with locals in their own homes! Culinary tourism in Israel has been growing rapidly in recent years as Israel has become an increasingly well regarded culinary center.


Jerusalem in IMAX 3d

At the crossroads of history, forged by centuries of conflict, is a place once believed to be the center of the world. Jerusalem.” That is how the new IMAX 3d movie produced by National Geographic, entitled ‘Jerusalem’ begins.


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