Jordan: From Origins to the Dead Sea
The Jordan Valley begins south of the Lebanese Valley. Very often, the proper name of a river, mountain or hill in Hebrew can reveal to us many of the real…

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Big family
Most of the current immigrants - as the immigrants call them in Israel - come either to close relatives who help them settle in a new place, or go through…

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The country promised
Deserts make up most of Israel, but witty people call their state the land of four seas. Why go to Israel is a rhetorical question: everyone is looking for his…

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Red Sea, beautiful Eilat

And yet it came, the day of departure to Moscow! But I really wanted to stay in Eilat, even for at least a week.

The first minutes after arriving at this Israeli resort are somewhat reminiscent of a contrast shower: cold – hot, cold – hot. Cold (relatively cool cabin of the airbus) – hot (heated air of the runway) – cold (air-conditioned interior of a comfortable bus) – hot (short run from the bus step to the hotel door) – cold (phew, again – air conditioning, cool …).

The pianist in the lobby rapturously raises “Black Eyes” and “Kalinka.” Yes, thoroughly prepared for the arrival of guests from Russia in Eilat. And they decided to show our group, composed of Moscow journalists and employees of the travel agency “INTERGARANT”, as they say, “goods face.” Continue reading

Big family
Most of the current immigrants - as the immigrants call them in Israel - come either to close relatives who help them settle in a new place, or go through…

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Living water of the Dead Sea
It was the end of January, but the water temperature turned out to be quite acceptable: not that warm, but, as they say in such cases, invigorating. I chuckled cheerfully,…

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Big family
Most of the current immigrants - as the immigrants call them in Israel - come either to close relatives who help them settle in a new place, or go through…

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Nazareth
The bells ring from church towers. Monks in hoods and frolicing children flashed among crowds of pilgrims from around the world. The aromas of fresh coffee, exotic spices and freshly…

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