Christmas in Israel

Christmas in Israel

Where to celebrate Christmas in Israel? In Israel, Christmas is not considered a publicly celebrated holiday. But even so, celebrating Christmas in the Holy Land can be a meaningful and memorable experience for Christians if you know where to go. So, which places should you visit...
Hanukkah in Jerusalem

Hanukkah: Feast of Dedication or Festival of Lights

How did Hanukkah come about? About 200 BCE, Israel was ruled by Seleucids (an empire ruled under the Greek law) and under the charge of King Antiochus Epiphanes. He wanted all the empire to follow Greek ways of life and the Greek religion. He took control of the Temple in...