'On the Hummus Route' reignites passions in the 'battleground of cultural appropriation,' as chef Joudie Kalla argues it 'normalizes the occupation, something I never would have dreamed of lending a hand to'
Is the global tech giant's method for deciphering ancient hieroglyphs a groundbreaking development for researchers or just a cute gimmick?
Sea change: 90 percent of Lake Kinneret’s beaches will be preserved in the plan, which was 10 years in the making
We took a trip along the route of the pipeline built decades ago with our one-time Iranian friends, surrounded by beautiful, untamed trails in the land of craters
The country's 50-plus monasteries are increasingly the setting for a great day out, a rare boost to tourism during the coronavirus era. A new book shows why
Are hotels in Eilat fully booked or is the city on the verge of a catastrophe? Knesset debate shows it depends who you ask
In the coronavirus era, overland travel in a well equipped, off-road vehicle may provide the ultimate journey – just make sure you can clear you schedule for a few months
Then and now: See COVID-19's impact on air traffic to and from Israel
Madonna Lily, the season’s last great wildflower, can be seen in all its fleeting glory on Mount Carmel this week
Window or ailment: The new normal in the coronavirus era will be more lines, delays, checks and disinfection. Will it diminish our desire to fly anywhere?
After almost 30 years in which the shrinking lake retreated further and further from the shore, it is now overflowing its banks. Yet the coronavirus lockdown means no one is here to enjoy it
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, most Israelis are confined to their homes and the country’s parks and beaches have been closed. A great opportunity for some
In the past, war or terrorism just diverted tourism elsewhere. But in the coronavirus lockdown everyone, rich or poor, is confined to their homes – a good opportunity to reevaluate the industry
Metula may look like a typical European village, but this picturesque Israeli town is surrounded by an international border. Now its residents want to revive tourism here
Though eucalyptus trees were imported from Australia to drain swamps, today there's debate over whether they're true citizens – or just invaders
Mediterranean ports, including Haifa, can expect to profit from the cruise industry’s distress in the coming tourist season
A section of the Ramparts Walk has been reopened to the public, providing fascinating views of the Christian and Muslim quarters. Too bad Israelis are afraid to visit
A Negev village that has no electricity or proper sewage system is pinning its hopes on a million-dollar walkway to boost its fortunes. A foolish investment or a historic turning point for Israel’s Bedouin?
Moshav Odem in the northern Golan Heights has an equal number of residents and reindeer, which were brought from Scotland, making them adaptable to the country's recent cold wave
Once priding in high army enlistment rates, Daliat al-Carmel now wants to showcase its artistic scene
At the end of the decade it's clear: It almost doesn't matter where you fly. Sometimes you just have to get out of here
The four new hotels will line the pockets of billionaire Yitzhak Tshuva. But how much will the government spend to save the sea itself?
The Rockefeller Museum’s celebration of a century of Armenian art is an inspiration for lovers of the dazzling ceramics. There are many sites where you can see the handiwork of the city's famed ceramicists
Take the love of the wild shared by locals and tourists alike, add it to booming population growth and you get a daunting forecast for nature lovers, characterized by noise, overcrowding and garbage
From a meal in an Arab village to a political discussion in the West Bank, there are excursions to match everyone’s interests. And you might just learn something about yourself
Documentary 'Trophy' introduces viewers to hunters who are convinced that the big-game industry can actually protect endangered species. Director Shaul Schwarz explains how he started out by despising animal killers, but walked away with an important lesson
Once the delicacy was as pedestrian as it gets, now you might have to patiently await your turn for some salty-sweet succor
Eilat could be a tourism gem if it capitalized on its coral reef. Meanwhile, these are the best beaches to explore it with a snorkel
Haaretz retraces the pillars that set out the borders of Palestine, Transjordan, Lebanon and Syria after World War I
With temperatures near 50 degrees Celsius, the thermometer threatened to burst on a summer tour at the southern tip of the Dead Sea, the site of an ecological disaster