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Tel Aviv Port. Photo by Flash90.
Where to go in Israel – the country’s top 10 tourist spots

Where to go in Israel – the country’s top 10 tourist spots

ISRAEL21c takes a look at some of the country’s most popular tourist sites, from Masada and Ein Gedi, to Caesarea and the Eilat observatory. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhu-E3-qG-s Israel is home to some of the world’s most spectacular scenery, archeological finds and historical …

Israel’s hostels: pioneers in the field

A major renovation project will further enhance Israel’s network of youth hostels, already considered among the best in the world. An aerial view of the Karei Deshe youth hostel in the Galilee. If you think of youth hostels as dingy …

Turning Eilat into a priority resort

Israel’s southern vacation spot already draws sunbathers, divers, hikers and birdwatchers. Now it’s a priority tourist development area. Photo courtesy of the Eilat Tourist Bureau Eilat’s Dolphin Reef. A new international airport, miles of biking trails and even an Olympic …

House swapping, Israeli style

House swapping allows travelers to sample each other’s hometowns without paying for hotels. The trend is catching on in Israel. Yirmie Elkus, left, and Amitai Richman of JewishSwap.com Batya and Gershon Burd are always on the lookout for a good …

Top 10 festivals in Israel this summer

Everywhere you go in Israel this season, you’re bound to bump into a festival to your liking. ISRAEL21c features the top 10. Even before international festivals became a strategy in luring the tourist trade, Israel has been finding reasons to …