Seeing Israel

May 16, 2022

NBA Hall of Famer Ray Allen wraps up “incredible” visit to Israel

NBA Hall of Famer, two-time world champion and team USA Olympic gold medalist Ray Allen conducts a training session for kids at the YMCA in Jerusalem, on May 15, 2022. Credit: Gali Tibbon/America’s Voices in Israel. by Josh Hasten (JNS) […]
March 14, 2022

Israel: Open For Tourism

by Jonathan Feldstein A hopeful and dominant topic of conversation at last week’s National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville has been the re-opening of tourism to Israel for all, vaccinated and unvaccinated alike. Two years ago, at the same event […]
March 19, 2021

Israel preparing for the resumption of tourism

Jerusalemites at the Machane Yehuda Market on March 10, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90. by Deborah Fineblum (JNS) — Bring us your tired, your down-clad and pandemic-weary souls yearning to breathe… a lungful of Israeli air. With apologies to Emma […]
March 13, 2021

Atlanta Israel Coalition hosts series of virtual Israel tours

The Atlanta Israel Coalition, in partnership with the Consulate General of Israel to the Southeastern U.S., the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Herut and the Evans Family Foundation, presents Re-Discovering the Land of Israel, a series of five virtual tours […]
November 1, 2019

11 biblical experiences in Israel you’ll never forget

A visitor at the living history museum Nazareth Village. By Jessica Halfin ( — You’re in the Holy Land and you want to experience it through the eyes of your ancestors. In Israel, modern as it may be, you can […]
October 23, 2019

Archaeologists Think Newly-Uncovered Jerusalem “Pilgrimage Road” Was Built By Pontius Pilate

(JNS) — Archaeologists now believe that Jerusalem’s “Pilgrimage Road” was built by none other than Pontius Pilate, the infamous Roman governor of Judea. The ancient road in the City of David, which was preserved under the ashes of the Roman sack […]
July 17, 2019

For Neil Armstrong, his most significant steps were taken in Jerusalem

Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons By Jonathan Feldstein 50 years ago this week, Neil Armstrong uttered what remains one of the most iconic statements relevant to all of humanity except for the Bible. “That’s one small step for man, one giant […]
July 10, 2019

CUFI Summit: Jerusalem Pilgrimage Road Should be American Heritage Site

The Pilgrimage Road from the Shiloam Pool to the Temple Mount, used by Jewish worshipers in the late Second Temple period, was excavated over the course of six years and unveiled by the City of David organization on June 30. […]
March 28, 2019

Temple Mount comes alive in new exhibit in Jerusalem

The Temple Mount. Photo by Judy Lash Balint. By Judy Lash Balint (March 28, 2019 / JNS) A few years ago, The New York Times called the Temple Mount “the world’s most contested piece of real estate.” This week, a […]