5 Ways to Celebrate Sukkot in Israel

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish holiday that celebrates the gathering of the harvest. But most importantly, it reminds us of the Exodus from Egypt. During the Exodus, GOD took care of the Israelites and provided them shelter while walking in the desert. In the Bible, it clearly says: “You shall live in booths seven days; … Read more

Top Annual Events in Israel – July to December

Israel is a very festive country, full of festivals, events and holidays all year round. In this post I want to tell you about the top annual festivals and events in Israel from July to December (I’ve also written about the top annual festivals and events in Israel from January to June). Even if you … Read more

Top Annual Events in Israel – January to June

Israel is a festive country, full of festivals, events and holidays all year round. In one of my recent posts I’ve given you a list of the main holidays in Israel and tips on how to spend them. Now, just before the new year arrives, here are the top annual festivals and events in Israel … Read more

Best December Festivals in Israel

There are two major holidays celebrated in December: the Jewish Chanukah and the Christian Christmas. So, before I tell you about the other festivals and events, let me tell you a few words about celebrating Chanukah and Christmas in Israel: Celebrating Chanukah in Israel: Chanukah is celebrated for eight nights and days, this year during … Read more

Best June Festivals in Israel

Planning on visiting Israel in June? It’s almost summertime! You might want to know about some of the best festivals going on in June in Israel. Here are three of the best festivals taking place in June: – Israel Festival One of the most important cultural festivals in Jerusalem, founded in 1961. Enjoy many musical, … Read more

The Best May Festivals in Israel

In Israel we like to have fun, celebrate occasions, discover new things and just enjoy our time. If you’re planning to come to Israel in May, you might want to know about some of the best festivals taking place in Israel at that time of year. Here are three of the best festivals taking place … Read more

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