The young monarch built a city in the Elah Valley that reflected his need to show strength and to ensure protection.
More fortress than cloistered sanctuary, the 10th century Monastery of the Holy Cross was constructed west of old Jerusalem around the site of the tree stump from which the holy cross was fashioned.
Extricating you from the crowds, ToI’s travel expert offers a guide to glorious views, resonant history, and peerless coffee and apfelstrudel
On a cliff-top high above the Mediterranean sits a last-line-of-defense dating back two-and-a-half millenia
Zionist pioneers planned a Tel Aviv thoroughfare to match the boulevards of Paris. They wound up with something uniquely Israeli, and still evolving