Israel’s Ethnic Communities: Multicultural Tours

Get past the complicated political questions to experience the beauty of the people of the Israeli and Palestinian peoples. The land hosts Jews from over 170 different countries, along with large communities of Arabs, Armenians, Turks, Druze, Bedouins and Samaritans. Keshet Journeys reveals the rich mosaic of ethnic diversity of Israel through food, culture and face-to-face encounters.

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Machane Yehuda Market

In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, the largest open market in Israel was built in 1928, the Machane Yehuda Market. Walking through the market’s alleyways is a good opportunity to meet Jerusalem and its fascinating human mosaic.

Beduin Village

Bedouins are a subgroup within the Arab minority in the State of Israel that lived for centuries in a nomadic way. Only after the establishment of Israel, they settled in villages. Visit a Bedouin village and visit one of their school.

Aramaic Christians

Entire groups of Aramaic Christians in the Middle East are being persecuted and killed, but the Aramaic Christians in Israel live in freedom. Discover more about the position of Christians in the Israeli society in the Christian village Gush Halav.

Interfaith Panel for Sustainable Development

Meet the Interfaith Panel for Sustainable Development. This interreligious panel consisting of christians, Jews and muslims presents different perspectives on subject like coexistence and Jerusalem as a holy city.

Carmel Market

The biggest and most lively market of Tel Aviv is the Carmel Market, better know as Shuk HaKarmel. Small corridors surrounded on both sides with market stands. A visit to the Carmel Market is the best opportunity to meet locals, to buy exotic fruits and -spices and to make pictures boasting with colors.