Tel Aviv - Jaffa
Kilometers of sandy beaches, the golden coast, on which the waves of the turquoise blue Mediterranean Sea gently roll. Daily catch at the fishing port, open-air cafe on green glades…

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Nazareth. Church of the Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph
Statistics know everything. One must think that the total number of churches and temples of the Annunciation, erected on all continents of the globe, is also known. But only one…

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Eilat - from the point of view of a woman
Winter is already at hand, but I still want to lie on the beach under the gentle southern sun. Where then to go? If for you, King Solomon and Queen…

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Crusaders

How to swim in several seas at once

Israel for tourism is a unique country. Firstly, the Red Sea resort of Eilat is good for relaxing all year round; secondly, it is possible to combine the pleasant (that is, relaxation) with the useful, namely with excursions to the holy places of Israel. If we add to the first two points the possibility of healing the body weary of life on the coast of the Dead Sea, it becomes clear that this is where the Russians need to go. Importantly, it takes only four hours to fly to the country. Russian tourists are especially pleased with the presence of Russian-speaking staff in many hotels.

Most often, tourists who choose Israel as their vacation destination are offered holidays in Eilat. The company Ophir Tours has developed for its customers an unconventional version of a trip around the country called Four Seas. Continue reading

Tel Aviv – Jaffa

Kilometers of sandy beaches, the golden coast, on which the waves of the turquoise blue Mediterranean Sea gently roll. Daily catch at the fishing port, open-air cafe on green glades and noisy streets.

From dawn to dawn on the Mediterranean coast, in countless restaurants, clubs, pubs, entertainment venues, life is in full swing.

There is no other city that represents modern Israel better than Tel Aviv, along with ancient Jaffa, where the biblical Jonah emerged victorious in the battle with the whale.

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Cana of Galilee. Wedding Churches

Having left Nazareth (on highway number 754) by the path that Jesus walked after His expulsion from the city, we soon stop in the settlement of Cana of Galilee. Why is Galilee? Because there was another one, south of Zora. At the time of Jesus, Kahn was a fairly large settlement, at least more important than Nazareth, even if only because of its strategic position, being the link between the capital of the region at that time Zippori and his future successor Tiberius. Kahn entered the history of Christianity not only due to the very fact of the Miracle that Jesus performed here, but also due to its importance, semantic load: only after Baptism in water is the conversion of water into wine. The “counter” turned on, the process became irreversible, obliged at the final stage to complete the conversion of wine into blood, because the arch was to be thrown from the first supper in Cana to the last, Easter, in Jerusalem. Let us remind ourselves, finally, what really happened … Continue reading

Jerusalem. Via Dolorosa and Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Billion nine hundred million ... So many people on our planet believe in Christ. The dream of the vast majority of Christians is the desire to visit the places where…

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Haifa. Love and harmony
The city of Haifa, spread out on the slopes of Mount Carmel, is very interestingly arranged - in several tiers. The lower city by the sea and the port, by…

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Travel to holy places
Late in the evening, a scheduled bus drove up to the Sheremetyevo-2 Airport sparkling with thousands of lights. I have not been here for a long time, and the changes…

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The flip side of ostentatious vigilance at Ben Gurion Airport
In continuation of the theme begun by Sergei Dole about what he happened to experience at Ben-Gurion's Israeli airport, I would like to give a logical continuation. And ask a…

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