ISRAEL21c suggests these December holiday happenings to end 2014 on a festive note in the Holy Land.
Ski in the Hermon, watch the migratory birds, see the holiday lights, dance the lindy hop … there’s plenty of fun to heat up chilly days.
‘There is no question that Tel Aviv is a gay paradise,’ says community activist ahead of the Dec. 24-Jan. 7 festival.
The I. Meier Segals Garden for Zoological Research is thought to be the only zoological center on a university campus anywhere.
ISRAEL21c takes you to the ancient Galilee city that’s the heart of Jewish mysticism, arts and crafts.
Try the best baklava, chocolate, marzipan, halva, challah, bourekas and other mouthwatering treats that Israel has to offer.
Jordan River rafting, pedal-boating in the park, cruising the Sea of Galilee, kayaking in the Red Sea – whatever floats your boat is possible in Israel.
The World Heritage Site northern port of Acre (Akko) is saturated with history, archaeology and modern amenities such as fine restaurants.
Help a forester, glean excess crops, pick medicinal herbs and see how Israel recycles trash, reclaims wetlands and farms with natural pest control.
Second-hand is never second-rate at the world-famous Jaffa Flea Market.