Tourism Ministry, Channel 2 launch ‘Seven Wonders of Israel

September 5, 2011 17:18
1 minute read.


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

The Tourism Ministry and Channel 2 News are launching a “Seven Wonders of Israel” competition, in which the national and international public can vote for their seven favorite sites – natural or man-made – on the Channel 2 Facebook page, the ministry announced on Monday.

From now through September 13, the public can make suggestions of their favorite sites on the page, after which a committee from the Tourism Ministry, Channel 2 News, tours guides and academics will select academics selects 15 finalists, according to the contest instructions. From the 18th through the contest’s conclusion on the 22nd, the public can vote on the same page for the seven winners, which will then be announced by the minister on Channel 2’s “Six with Oded Ben-Ami.”

“The competition strengthens the links to Israel’s heritage, increases awareness of the wide range of historical, archaeological, natural and religious sites in Israel, creating new marketing opportunities to expose these wonders to the rest of the world,” said Tourism Minister Stas Meseznikov in a statement. “I welcome Israelis and foreigners to take part in the competition, making suggestions and voting for their favorites.”

Facebook users can participate (in Hebrew) at

Related Content

Breaking news
July 23, 2018
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to meet Netanyahu today in Jerusalem