Recommended by: Recommended by Yasmine Bernstein Amazing 2 hour activity near Kiryat Gat… strawberry picking season has arrived! We had an amazing time at תות השני-Katif Shani- just put in the name into waze and it was an easy drive! They have an option for pony rides for an additional 10 shekel, petting zoo.. DS9 got…

Recommended by: Sabrina “Lots of really delicious strawberries – we had a gorgeous time” Description: Strawberry picking in Hod Hasharon – two types of delicious natural strawberries. There is an entrance fee for everyone except babies under 1. Free parking. No entry for animals. Strawberries are available for sale without picking too! Price: 40 shekel…

Recommended by: Nicole Goldman ‘Not sure where you are located, but I would recommend going picking at the organic fields in hod hasharon near the mul hasade restaurant. Unlike other picking places, there is no fee for picking. You just pay by weight for what you take home, and the quality is amazing and yummy…

Tu Bishvat this year falls on Sunday night/Monday the 9/10 February, and the children still have school…but if you have a chance, you can really celebrate ‘Tu Bishvat’ – the Jewish New Year for Trees ט”ו בשבט by going to one of these events around the country throughout the coming weeks! Pick Fruit and Vegetables!…

Recommended by: Anna Schroff אורי תותים We are at Uri Tutim right now (Pesach 2018) Sea of strawberries and no people. Today they opened the new halka with four types of strawberries. 25 NIS, you can eat as much as you want and you are given a small box to take with you. Moshav Yesha…

Recommended by: Nathalie The suspended bridges in the KKL park of Nesher ( under 10 minutes walk from parking lot). was nice. Nothing too hard (though there are some trails in the forest of this park- we met people who did a 1:30 h hike there, but we went in just for the bridge). pretty…

As published on Times of Israel: In Israel, the Hamentaschen (or Oznei Haman) start filling the bakery shelves as soon as the last doughnut is eaten on Chanukah! This year, with an extra Adar in the mix, the anticipation for Purim has had an extra long build up and as always, celebrations get under way…

Recommended by: Tamar Kosky Lazarus ‘On a moshav, 15/20 mins from Modiin…off the 44. Great place!!’ Description: A family run organic strawberry plant. Free tour included! 30 shekel per person over age 3. You can eat as much as you want and baskets are available at extra cost.