3 award-worthy Dan hotels in Israel

Dan Panorama Tel Aviv pool

On a five-day trip to Israel, I stayed at three Dan hotels and noticed something special about each one. “If I could give each establishment an award, what would it be?” I thought. And my fickle mind couldn’t decide on just one award so each gets two. Read on to find out how these hotels compare […]

Sightseeing in Israel part 1: Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Haifa and Mt. Carmel

Bahai Gardens, Haifa

If you’re ever in doubt that international news fails to affect the modern world, tell family and friends you’re going to Israel and notice their reactions. Concern is definitely there. Worry too. The Middle East is a headline-capturing area and its political conflicts seem to be an ever-present dark cloud that hovers over the region. […]

Israel: History, Diversity, and Culture


By: Lawrence Ferber While Israel’s major tourist draws entail Jerusalem and its bevy of high-profile attractions (the Western Wall, Stations of the Cross, Arab Market and Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum a mere sampling), ruins like UNESCO World Heritage Site Masada, and the hip city of Tel Aviv, I’m taking some roads less traveled this visit. […]