Sightseeing in Israel, part 2: Masada, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem

Masada and The Dead Sea

Masada and the Dead Sea My heart skipped a beat and I gasped at Masada when I took in the incredible views from the top of a lookout point. Surrounded by deep canyons as far as the eye could see, I was awestruck. Home to Herod’s Palace, Masada’s breathtaking beauty is certainly worthy of royalty. […]

Masada, The Dead Sea & Bethlehem


Shalom from Israel! I continue to tell you about my amazing trip to the Holy Land. This week we head to the Dead Sea, Masada and Bethlehem which is in Palestine. DRIVE TO MASADA In case you missed it, last week we left off from Jerusalem. Using our hotel as a home base, we made […]

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. […]