Why Israel? Why now? Israel is exciting, rich in history and diversity,
safe, and surprisingly affordable. Experienced custom tour guide
Jeff Abel can put together an itinerary for you and your family and create the holiday of a
Israel is more than the land promised the Jews; all the sites holy to
Christians and Jews are holy also to Moslems.
And over the centuries, Israel has been ruled by Egypt, Nineveh, Babylon, Persia, Greece, Rome and Byzantium; by
the Arabs (centered first in Damascus, then in Baghdad, then Cairo), by European
Crusaders, Mamelukes, Turks and the British before returning to Jewish hands. All have
left behind remnants of their time here.
Alongside these historical remains, Israel has a fascinating diversity in geology and geography, where radical changes in a tiny area give rise to a bewildering and colorful variety of flowers,
plants and trees.
On top of the rich history and natural atrributes Israel also offers a variety of cultural activities: it is home to one of the finest symphony orchestras in the world and it has a rich choice of museums and galleries. As it does of modern music and nightlife, of food, fashion, marketplaces and shops. It offers active excursions on land, in the air and underwater. And it has sun-drenched beaches to help you unwind.