new-heritage3 Must-try snacks in Israel!

When abroad, you cannot fully grasp the tourist experience unless you’ve tried the local cuisine. Lucky for you, we have compiled a list of MUST-TRY snacks which will complete your experience! Lets start with the top snacks you HAVE to try! [Although many of these foods and snacks have expanded outside of Israel, everything does in […]

June 8, 2016
56-239950-hummus-basheer-tome-flickr Over 70% of Israelis have hummus in fridge

Just nine percent of Israelis polled consider chickpea spread a symbol of Arab-Jewish coexistence More than 90 percent of Israelis say they eat hummus at least once a week, and nearly 70 percent currently have some in their refrigerator. Read more at Times of Israel.

May 13, 2016
Screen Shot 2016-05-12 at 1.29.01 PM Hot guys and hummus create Instagram craving

By Viva Sarah Press, Israel21C Celebrate International Hummus Day with a plate of hummus and these Israeli hunks. May 13th is International Hummus Day and a group of Israeli university students is serving up a new way to celebrate this chickpea dip: with a side dish of hot guys. Read more at Israel21C.

May 13, 2016
2,000 year-old seed brought back to life

Methuselah, the Judean Date Palm – links the past to the present through agriculture and archeology. One of the world’s most ancient species, it is being revived after 2,000 years at the Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Israel. :: Israel

May 3, 2016
Spice-Way-Galilee National Tea Day, Spotlight on Israel

By: Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21C Herbal tea infusions from Israel’s Galilee region are proving popular with discerning British tea-drinkers Throwback to 2011, when Israel 21C‘s Abigail Klein Leichman published an article about Israel’s infamous loose-leaf teas (infamous to tea enthusiasts). According to Abigail: “A British distributorship has introduced herbal tea infusions from the Galilee and […]

April 21, 2016
BrisketCheddarMacCheese-ftr April 12: National Grilled Cheese Day

They’re known as ‘toast’ in Israel but more commonly called ‘grilled cheese’ by Americans and ‘toasties’ by the English… and they just got better This popular kiddie fare is growing up and reinventing itself with tasty and innovative adult versions. No one knows when the craze for grilled cheese took over the world, but it’s […]

April 12, 2016