The stone structure over a river was built on top of a Roman bridge for a single use: Kaiser Wilhelm’s 1898 visit to the Holy Land
Driving along Route 10, you can reach extraordinary sites and gaze toward Mount Hamran, or over the border into Sinai. Update: Parts of the route will be closed due to a flood warning
The ancient desert city of Haluza – a key artery on the Incense Route some 1,700 years ago – lies in shameful neglect. Could Israel’s agreement with the Gulf states reverse its fortunes?
The olive harvest, desert flowers and half a billion migrating birds are a few of the highlights of the underrated season. There’s even fall foliage – if you know where to look
The country currently has about 50,000 guest rooms and about zero overseas tourists. As a result, tourism entrepreneurs are having to find creative solutions in order to survive
With the skies closed, the nomadic dreams of a generation have been shattered. Some, however, have found backpacking possibilities in their own backyard
If anything the coronavirus crisis didn’t relieve nature of our filthy habits, the problem got worse. Blaming the amorphous authorities is futile, but getting off the couch, organizing and cleaning up can have a real impact
More grim COVID-19 news: After a record-breaking year in 2019, the torrent of Christian visitors has all but stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Can online souvenir sales and prayers fill the void?
New coronavirus regulations accept incoming flights, but departures are only permitted for passengers who purchased tickets before Friday
Israelis can actually plan ahead, it seems. Want to visit the waterfall at Ein Gedi? Reserve a spot with the new online service
'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