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Tel Aviv Port. Photo by Flash90.

In pictures: Israel gets flower power

After an unseasonably warm February, spring has come early to Israel, and the countryside has burst into bloom. Enjoy ISRAEL21c’s gallery of pictures.   In a country which is dry, brown and barren for most of the year, it’s hard …

In Pictures: Winter storms buffet Israel

Stormy weather in Israel maybe a curse because of the chaos it brings, but in a country where water is in short supply, most consider it a blessing. Take a look at ISRAEL21c’s gallery of pictures.   It has been …

In pictures: Israel celebrates the holidays

Israel is a cultural mosaic, and at no time is that more obvious than in December, when Jews and Christians in the country celebrate two major holidays – Hannukah and Christmas – often within a few days of one another, …

Santa’s on his way – to Nazareth

Santa’s on his way – to Nazareth

There may not be snow, but Christmas in Nazareth is just as festive. Join ISRAEL21c on a visit to Nazareth, the town where Jesus grew up, as it prepares for the holiday.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOzo9qKI0wE The largest Arab city in Israel, …

In pictures – A sky full of birds

Twice a year half a billion birds make the journey through Israel, migrating forwards and back from Europe and Asia to their winter nesting grounds in Africa. Find out more in our photo story.

Tel Aviv – the capital of cool [video]

It’s the city that never sleeps. Whether you want to eat, drink, dance or even just play chess, Tel Aviv’s clubs and bars are open all night long. Anything can happen, and everything goes.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mB–XPkziA It’s hot at night …

Autumn arrives in Israel

The fall is a fleeting season in Israel marked by cooling nighttime temperatures and sudden searing heat waves that last a few days and often end in rainfall. The winter doesn’t seriously begin usually until mid-December, when sweaters and coats …

Israel’s Red Sea Jazz Festival dazzles again

Israel’s Red Sea Jazz Festival dazzles again

An annual, end-of-summer event in Eilat, this year Israel’s Red Sea Jazz Festival featured 22 groups, among them some famous local and international names. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNyAZX4R-YM It’s the biggest music festival in Israel, featuring some of the world’s best known performers. …

Linger a little at the “Lakeview” organic hotel

Linger a little at the “Lakeview” organic hotel

Tucked away in Israel’s eastern Galilee lies a nearly-hidden organic spa resort, replete with pampering massages and sumptuous food and surroundings. Going on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land doesn’t mean you have to stay in a stable. Catering to …