Hot Air Balloon Festival 2014

This year’s Hot Air Balloon Festival was Israel’s largest to date with local and international balloonists passing over the country in spectacular airborne style.




Photo of the Week – Tel Aviv takes to the beach

With Succot underway, Tel Avivians take to the sea to enjoy the end of summer sunshine.




Post-harvest celebration… and innovation

In biblical times, Sukkot celebrated the post-harvest handling of the growing season’s yield. In that same spirit, modern-day Israel boasts world-class expertise in ingathering and improving food reserves.




Photo of the Week – Boat by the Kinneret

An abandoned boat lies on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.




A Higher Order of Festival

Jerusalem’s annual festival, timed for the High Holy Days, celebrates the centuries-old tradition of Jewish liturgy known as ‘piyut’, combining prayer with cross-cultural influences and high-volume sound.




Photo of the Week – Unorthodox skateboarding

Expect the unexpected in the world of Israeli skateboarding




Apples and Honey for the New Year

In time for Rosh HaShana, food photographer Yula Zubritsky has created a series of pomegranate, apples and honey-themed e-greeting cards,




New Calendar For the New Year

Photographer Noam Chen’s new calendar features 12 powerful landscapes of Israel at its finest.




Photo of the Week – Cooling off in the Golan

With the summer heat continuing through September, everyone is looking for the most fabulous place to cool off.




Jerusalem Celebrates Sacred Music

Visitors to the 3rd annual Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival take part in local and global sacred musical traditions, learn about rare musical instruments, ancient crafts and traditional musical skills.