Meet The Guide: Arieh David Scharnberg

Born in Israel to American parents, raised in the remote woods of Northern California by an outdoor loving rabbi/professor father and music educator mother, Arieh David Scharnberg was brought into this world with diversity and variety as a default. Since graduating Prescott College in 2003, with a degree in Environmental Studies, where he completed a […]

Meet The Spanish Teacher: María Ortega García

María, global traveller and self-employed business woman, is a trained, certified, and experienced teacher and DELE examiner, and certified SIELE exam trainer with a degree in Arts and a masters in Scenery Arts. She is a Spanish grammar expert who loves exploring creativity, culture, art and self-expression in the target language as a way to […]

Meet The Researcher: Vincent

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Vincent. I was born in Switzerland to a Hungarian mother and a Swiss father. My mom left Hungary during the communist dictatorship and came to Switzerland to continue her studies, both my parents are musicians and they play in a symphonic orchestra.I […]

Meet The Guide: Rotem Shahar

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born here in Israel, and moved to Miami, FL when I was 2 years old with my family. I grew up there, and once I graduated high school I attended the University of Florida, where I obtained both a BSc and an MSc. […]

Meet The Owner: Yael Adar of Gems in Israel & Travel and Events in Israel

For the last 20 years, Yael has been an innovator in the Israeli incoming tourism business. In 1999, she founded Gems in Israel, a content rich site that was initially aimed at providing information about Israel’s lesser-known tourist attractions, the Gems, to independent travellers. With time, the site evolved and today offers custom private tours, […]

Meet The Guide: Eli Varenberg

Eli Varenberg is a Jerusalem-based licensed Israeli tour guide and researcher of Jewish History and Jewish Studies. Shortly after completing his Master’s degree in Modern Jewish History at Yeshiva University, he made Aliyah and moved to Jerusalem in July 2007.Inspired by the uniqueness of the land of Israel and Israeli society, he enrolled in a […]