Tag: holy land tours

  • International Day of Peace- Sunday, Sept. 21

    International Day of Peace is coming up this Sunday, September 21! Quick Facts: – This day is dedicated to world peace and was first celebrated in 1982. –  This day is respected by many nations, political groups, military groups, and peoples. – This year has a theme, which is “Rights of People to Peace.”  This theme…

  • 10 Facts about Druze

    A few years ago I was on a plane in the U.S. and started small talking with the woman sitting next to me.  Religion came up and when I told her I identified as a Jew, she laughed and told me that when she tells people which religion she identifies with, people often think she is saying…

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of King Herod

    With a new school year around the corner…pop quiz! Which one of these statements about King Herod is FALSE? A) King Herod was known for being extremely friendly. B) King Herod was King of Judea from 37-4 BCE. C) King Herod attempted to kill Jesus as a baby. D) King Herod had astonishing architectural achievements in…

  • Breaking Bread Journeys launching in the US

    Breaking Bread Journeys launching in the US

    “Breaking Bread Journeys” – a new Palestinian and Israeli tourism concept February 2014 Jerusalem — “Breaking Bread Journeys” is a new Palestinian and Israeli experiential tourism concept that will be introduced to the US travel industry and media at the New York Times Travel Show in February in New York. The concept was recently created…