Israel for the Perplexed

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I’m often asked to recommend things to do for tourists visiting Israel. One one hand, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel:

Israel: Jerusalem ירושלים

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Israel’s capital, a source of human fascination and a magnet for spirituality, ever since (and before) human beings started recording history.

Israel: People

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Israel is much more diverse than the casual observer might expect. Around 73% of the population is Jewish, mostly of Mizrachi and Ashkenazi descent. Of these...

Israel: Tel Aviv תל אביב

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Known both affectionately and disparagingly, as the “State of Tel Aviv”, reflecting its unique character as the most progressive city in the Middle East, and...