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Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon

Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon (Tel Aviv) – this is Israel’s top running event, held every February and attracting joggers from all over the world. The run starts in Charles Clore Park and takes runners through the streets of Tel-Aviv and along the city’s sea coast. As many as 35,000 runners participate. This event is a […]

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Tel Aviv Promenade

Tel Aviv Promenade (Tel Aviv) – a.k.a. Hatayelet, this is a seaside avenue that starts in Jaffa and works its way northward by Tel Aviv. Bikers, joggers, tourists, children and the elderly community in Tel Aviv, all enjoy this paved boardwalk with its sea view and well situated benches. This is also a favored route […]

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Techno 293 European Championships

Techno 293 European Championships (Nautical Centre, Eilat) – this is a major windsurfing competition for pro windsurfers under the age of 17, with over 15 countries, along with Israel, participating (including USA, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Argentina, among others). The levels of competition include Youth Boys, Youth Girls, Junior Boys and Junior Girls.

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Ramat Gan Safari

Ramat Gan Safari (Bernstein Street, Ramat Gan) – located just outside of downtown Tel Aviv, this 250-acre space is an African safari-style zoo, which houses over 1,600 species of animals including 68 species of mammals, 130 species of fowl and 25 species of reptiles. The zoo contains animals from Africa and beyond, notably home to […]

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Purim

Purim (Tel Aviv) – for those interested in both a taste of Jewish culture, as well as partaking in festivities, this holiday, which goes back thousands of years, is a great start. Purim takes place every March (a 7-9 day event). Even though Purim is celebrated throughout Israel, Tel Aviv and its cosmopolitan atmosphere is […]

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Old Jaffa Tour

Old Jaffa Tour (Jaffa / Tel Aviv area) – Jaffa, located in the southern part of Tel Aviv, is a port that goes back thousands in years in time (mentioned in the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah, and St. Peter). The local travel firm “Shuk TLV Tours” (www.shuktlv.co.il) conducts guided tours of Old Jaffa and […]

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Nazareth and Galilee Day Tour

Nazareth and Galilee Day Tour – the travel outfit TourPlanIsrael.com conducts this spiritual & scenic Nazareth and Galilee tour, which takes participants from Tel Aviv, via the Mediterranean Coastal Road, then east to Nazareth located in the “Lower Galilee” area. In Nazareth, following a short a break at the city center, begin walking tour to […]

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Mezizim Beach

Mezizim Beach (Tel Aviv) – this beach is located on the northernmost beach area of Tel Aviv, and is easily accessible by foot. The beach is actually named after a popular Israeli film (“Mezizim”), and has been renovated with remodeled public restroom facilities, dressing rooms and showers. The area contains volleyball courts, soccer fields, and […]

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Mary of Nazareth International Center

Mary of Nazareth International Center (Nazareth) – the three-level Mary of Nazareth International Center (run by the French Association Marie de Nazareth — MDN) is located 50 meters from the Basilica of Annunciation, between St. Joseph Church and the Nazareth Synagogue – not very far from the Tomb of the Righteous Man. Intended as an […]

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Masada Tour

Masada Tour – through the tour outfit GoJerusalem.com, tourists can see the historic site Masada (as well as the Dead Sea). On this daylong tour, you’ll make an ear-popping descent from the cosmopolitan bustle of Jerusalem or Tel Aviv into the stark and harshly beautiful wastes of the Judean Desert, popular through the ages among […]