Spanish-speaking online influencers spent a week soaking in the famous Jerusalem gastronomy, including a guided tour of the Old City and Mahaneh Yehuda market, with the goal of discovering some of what Israel, and the Israeli people, have to offer.
K is for Kentucky, not Kosher, Fried Chicken
The beloved Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurant chain will be returning to Israel for a fourth attempt at breaking into the fast-food market.
It is perhaps symbolic that this 100-year-old church should be witness to another outreach innovation, the first Festival of Liturgy created by a musician, Nabil Abboud Ashkar.
As in previous years for Christmas, the Tourism Ministry provided free transportation to biblical sites in Bethlehem.
Nazareth is city full of contrasts; it is home to both mosques broadcasting prayers five times a day from the muezzin and church bells ringing out the hour every hour.
Israel’s largest Arab city, situated at the foot of the Nazareth Range hills, is the picturesque home for approximately 75,000 residents of predominantly Muslim and Christian origin.
The first branch of the new KFC chain will open in Nazareth this month; Negotiations are ongoing for more locations around the country
As Nazareth gears up for Christmas, violinist Nabil Aboud Ashkar and the Polyphony NPO he heads present a stocking full of music.