Things to Do in Israel

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Follow in the steps of Mary Magdalene, Miriam, and Queen Helena. Other itineraries highlight Holy Land favorites: the Garden of Gethsemane and the Dome... Read More

The residence of the late Nobel Prize-winning writer Shmuel Yosef Agnon in Talpiot. Read More

At Israeli artist Ayala Serfaty's 2010-opened shop, you'll find a selection of ottomans and chairs covered in velvet or Lycra and in organic shapes... Read More

Two Georgian brothers have opened a sparkling boutique, Babar, that carries cheese from all over the world as well as wines and olive oils from Israel... Read More

The Bauhaus Foundation Museum, housing original furniture and other designs by the likes of miens van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer, opened in April on... Read More

An 1898 Lutheran church around the corner from the better-known Church of the Holy Sepulcher. While the latter is dark and mysterious, the Redeemer is... Read More

Great stop for a strong cup of coffee. Read More

Israel has a new cultural icon—the Design Museum Holon, created by Ron Arad and home to a rotating exhibition of international furniture, product,... Read More

The Russian nerve center of Allenby Street is full of curious pensioners and boulevard intellectuals feasting on a lifetime’s worth of Isaac... Read More

Stop by this a family-owned mill that's been grinding thousands of grains and herbs for more than a century. Read More

The latest addition to the Tel Aviv art scene. Read More

The museum's buildings cover 540,000 square feet and which is the country's largest cultural institution. Read More

Alternately plays host to classical quartets and hip-hop parties. Read More

The club hosts a popular Sunday night showcase for Russian bands called “Stakanchik,” or “little drinking glass.” Amid luxuriant... Read More

Housed in a former train station, Made in TLV stocks a sleek range of design books, tabletop pieces, candles, and photographs. Read More

Jerusalem’s labyrinthine open-air market, Mahane Yehuda—also referred to as the “shuk”—is located between Jaffa Road and... Read More

A neo-Georgian supper club, a place where one can order a cool ... Read More

Tel Aviv's lively old quarter. Read More

Run by siblings Nimrod Zaltsman and hilla Wenkert, six-month-old olive oil boutique, Olia, stocks regionally sourced products such as olive tapenade... Read More

An over-the-top underwater restaurant and bar off the coast of Israel begins to make sense when you learn that the nearby city of Eilat is Israel&rsquo... Read More

Vintage hunters will swoon over this spacious boutique filled with restored furniture by Midcentury masters, including Eames, Nelson, and Aalto. Don... Read More

In the emerging Noga district, this boutique sells funky housewares, including signature "lamp dresses"-lights covered in Mondrian-inspired frock-shaped... Read More

This art-house cinema on leafy Lloyd George Street has drawn the artisterati ... Read More

Where the celebrated Inbal and Batsheva dance companies are based. Read More

Talents Design showcases works by such up-and-coming Israeli designers as Dor Carmon. Best finds: orchid-shaped couches and earthy stone tables. Read More

Israeli restaurants and wineries set up booths in Hayarkan Park to showcase delicacies in the annual Taste of Tel Aviv festival. Read More

Wedged into a tight, triangular site within the city’s central cultural complex, this piece of architectural origami uses a soaring, twisting, 87... Read More

At the National Park of Beit Guvrin, Archaeological Seminars runs three-hour “Dig for a Day” programs, where dabbling archaeologists (or... Read More

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