Understanding Jerusalem’s Restaurant Culture

Dining out in Jerusalem is a fun diversion and there are some genuinely wonderful gastronomic experiences to be had, but deciphering the unique rules of Jerusalem restaurants is a challenge. Here is a basic primer from author Genevieve Belmaker.

Jerusalem History: The First and Second Temples

No visitor to Jerusalem can escape hearing references to the First Temple and the Second Temple. Learn more about the historical time periods when two different massive Jewish temples stood approximately where Al Aqsa Mosque is now located.

Via Dolorosa: Following the Last Steps of Jesus

Via Dolorosa is a numbered trail that winds through the Old City, marking locations of significant moments during Jesus’ journey bearing the cross he was crucified on. Here’s a detailed list of the various locations along the trail.

Where to Go in Jerusalem and the Holy Land

Knowing how to spend your time and where to go is crucial when traveling in Jerusalem and the Holy Land. There is so much to see and do that you could stay occupied for one week in just one region. Here’s a quick overview of places to consider visiting.