Meet the Tour Guide: Yvonne Weisgrab

Photo: Courtesy of Yvonne Weisgrab Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am a student in the Department of Middle Eastern studies at the Charles University of Prague and am currently finishing a BA program. My family discovered our Jewish roots only a few years ago and so I started to […]

Meet the Travel Designer & Event Manager: Irit Levy of The Jewish Life Experience

Photo: Courtesy of The Jewish Life Experience Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am the daughter of an Israeli couple and was born and raised in Milan. On holidays in Israel, at the age of 23 I met my husband, a Roman Jew. I finished my studies at the Accademia […]

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 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 […]