Some kosher (and non-kosher) surprises in Tel Aviv

By: Erik Tryggestad, The Christian Chronicle

Hearing a traveller’s perspective of Israel before and then after their first trip – clearly, Israel is full of surprises!

Writer for The Christian Chronicle, Erik Tryggestad, wrote about his experience travelling Israel for the first time.

He points out that: “a country, a region or a people can’t be summed up on the images I see on my TV and online. I too often focus on the deviations from the norm and lose sight of the everyday.”

From the culture, to the amazing food, to Israeli customs, Israel definitely shattered Erik’s initial impression. Click here to read the full article and to see Erik’s pictures from his trip.

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