Collected by Marc Perrotta , AFAR Contributor
The Church of the Nativity, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located south of Jerusalem in Bethlehem in the West Bank. It was originally commissioned by the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great in 327 and built over the cave where Jesus is said to...
Dizengoff St 99, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Tel Aviv, the first modern Jewish city built in Israel, was founded in the early 20th century outside of the Old City of Jaffa, a picturesque collection of stone houses and narrow alleyways from the era of the Ottoman Empire. First settled as a...
The Shrine of the Book, Jerusalem, Israel
Located on the campus of the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book was built to contain the Dead Sea Scrolls, written between the 3rd century B.C.E. and the 1st century C.E. and discovered by archaeologists from 1946 to 1956. The shrine is a...
Beit Ya'akov St 10, Jerusalem, Israel
Inspired by the produce at the nearby Machane Yehuda Market, the menu and the atmosphere at Machneyuda reflect a lively dialogue between haute cuisine and home cooking. The personable and animated chefs collaborate on the menu and may...
האשכול 4 שוק, Jerusalem, Israel
At the center of Machane Yehuda Market is Azura, a legendary mainstay of Jerusalem for both locals and visitors. Since before the state of Israel was founded, Azura has been serving diners a wide variety of homemade Middle Eastern food, including...
שדרות, Mamilla Rd 8, Jerusalem, 9414904, Israel
Don’t let the word mall mislead you—this new upscale shopping street is an open-air bazaar with 140-plus cafés, restaurants, shops and boutiques. Designed by noted architect Moshe Safdie, the modern multiuse development incorporates 19th-century...
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