The purpose of declaring the Ramon Crater an international dark-sky park is to promote astronomy there because the area is free from light pollution
As tourism becomes increasingly vital to the Old City, the hope is to get more Arab residents involved, but local author Ala Hlehel is pessimistic
Some 60-80 percent of reservations being canceled after Israel strikes Syria in retaliation for missile fire, just as tourism season begins
From Tel Aviv to the Sea of Galilee - why can't we keep Israel clean?
Ben-Gurion ordered Israeli forces to sink the ship that belonged to a right-wing-militia because it challenged the new state's authority. Now, two experts insist they can find it - but how many political demons will they dredge up?
The curator of a new exhibit about the atrocities in Syria, currently on show in Washington, says the museum doesn’t exist only to tell the story of the dead but also to teach lessons for the future
Funded by a billionaire Evangelical family, and with construction costs of $500 million, the Museum of the Bible is the most intriguing and most talked-about attraction in town
Residents of Ramat Hanegev Regional Council object to dust and noise
What is it about a small community in the line of fire that brings local and foreign visitors alike?
Christian Pilgrims From Across the World Come to Israel to Visit This Site. There's Just One Problem: It's Sitting in a Minefield
Despite promises they’ll be cleared away, land mines still dot the area abutting the Jordan River that’s known for the site where Jesus was baptized
Scientists can’t explain why the dusky sharks return year after year, what they eat while they’re here and where they disappear to in the spring
Older Than the Pyramids and as Mysterious as Stonehenge: The Unexplained Stone Circle in Israel's Golan Heights
The stone circle at Rujm el-Hiri remains one of the most neglected archaeological finds in Israel. Experts are calling for it to be turned into a national park – even though it isn’t connected to the area’s Jewish past
A new Bible museum in Washington expects to attract 8 million visitors a year, so why isn’t Israel doing more to capitalize on being the birthplace of Jesus? It’s complicated, say tourism experts
'Jerusalem is never really conquered,' says the curator of a Tower of David Museum exhibit marking 100 years after the city's British conquest
The city has become the world leader in the number of tourists who stay in Airbnb apartments. As a result rents are rising, tenants are being evicted to make room for tourists and the authorities are turning a blind eye
Over many centuries, hundreds of ships sank along what is now the coast of Israel. Report from a cruise on a replica of the oldest found so far
Survey finds tourists to Tel Aviv check in to Airbnb and other vacation rental sites more than hotels at an alarming rate
To commemorate major WWI battle against the Ottomans, Australians are partnering with Israelis in museum, tourism project; 'They feel this is their story'
From the architect of One World Trade Center in New York and the Jewish Museum in Berlin comes an unlikely vanity project – which could destroy coral reef, warn experts
‘Based on a true story’ and written many years after the fact, Avi Valentin's very personal novel is a page-turner about how a family grapples with loss. One reads it with bated breath