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Experiencing Israel

Standing at the southern overview of Jerusalem, I have said these words countless times, having had the privilege to join countless travelers to Israel on their journey of a lifetime. 

As the ultimate destination for Jewish culture and history, Israel offers an abundance of important sites. You could spend months in Israel and still feel like you need more time! This list of the 10 essential Jewish sites to visit will help whittle it down for those who have only a week or two to spend in Israel

    Tel Aviv dazzles in many ways - its beaches, nightlife, restaurants. Less known is its young, daring, innovative fashion industry.

    No matter how many times you visit Israel, you will always be able to find inventive museums waiting for you to explore and experience.

    A Camera You Can Swallow: Doctors in 60+ countries use the PillCam, a smooth capsule the size of a pill that patients can swallow, to determine best treatment protocols. Developed by Given Imaging, its miniature camera takes 50,000+ images inside the body over an eight-hour period.

    Israel is now a world leader in green innovation, conservation, and environmental sustainability-and many of the initiatives are open to all of us to see and experience

    Tourists can celebrate the miracle of Israel's founding by visiting sites dedicated to the events surrounding the creation of the Jewish State

    Not surprisingly, Israel houses a number of historically and/or architecturally significant synagogues that are open to tourists looking to pray or just take in the holy sites

    For such a young country, Israel has some of the best cultural institutions and traditions in the world. For those interested in theater, dance, history and more, we recommend checking out these world-class establishments

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