Category | Middle East

The Insider’s Go-to Guide for Israel

Posted on 31 May 2016

Story & photos by Jeanne Muchnick There are things in Israel you have to do: The Western Wall in Jerusalem, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Dead Sea, the… Continue reading »

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Opera in Israel Under the Stars — and in the Shadow of History

Posted on 07 July 2015

by Buzzy Gordon It all began with what must have seemed like a crazy idea: to stage a lavish production of a classic opera with an international cast and a… Continue reading »

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Market Madness: Visiting Israel’s Lively “Shuks”

Posted on 21 April 2015

Story and photos by Jeanne Muchnick Food may not be the first thing you think of when you think of Israel but if you appreciate the riot of colors and… Continue reading »

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Sightseeing During the Egyptian Revolution

Posted on 03 October 2011

By David McKay Wilson On our final night in Cairo, we floated up the Nile on a party boat, awaiting that night’s Sufi dancer to seemingly twirl forever, and a… Continue reading »

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The Born to Shop Ladies: Dead Sea Secrets

Posted on 13 July 2010

  Wading for a cure in the Dead Sea. Born to Shop Editorial Director Sarah Lahey took off for Israel and sent back this report: Suze – I can't believe… Continue reading »

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SMART DEALS: EL AL’s Family Fare Promotion

Posted on 28 April 2010

WHAT’S THE DEAL: EL AL Israel's national airline, is offering savings for families traveling round trip to Israel this summer.  Children under the age of 12 traveling with two adults… Continue reading »

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Posted on 10 February 2010

A coffee shop on Sheinkin Street, Tel Avivi. Courtesy GoIsrael. by Ed Wetschler The best restaurants, clubs, and hotels of Tel Aviv – and even those that aren’t at the… Continue reading »

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Tel Aviv After the Centennial

Posted on 03 February 2010

The wide, wide beach of Tel Aviv. All photos by Ed Wetschler. by Ed Wetschler In 2009 Tel Aviv marked its 100th anniversary with a 12-month, over-the-top celebration. That might… Continue reading »

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Haifa Wants More Respect, Part II

Posted on 30 September 2009

Bab Shrine and the Baha'i Gardens, Haifa by Ed Wetschler When last we stood on the slopes of Mount Carmel, which rises from the blue sea to give Haifa a… Continue reading »

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Haifa Wants More Respect

Posted on 19 September 2009

By Ed Wetschler “Haifa is the most beautiful city in Israel,” says guide Ziv Cohen as we gaze at the Mediterranean from a high terrace. And he’s right. Looking around,… Continue reading »

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