Frommer's Israel

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 5, 2010 - Travel - 544 pages
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  • Provides valuable insights into Israel's culture and the region's historic and religious sites
  • Explore the ancient and holy sites of Jerusalem, the silent majesty of the desert, the beach resorts of Tel-Aviv, and much more
  • Detailed practical tips on dining etiquette, bargaining, communicating and getting around
  

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Not the greatest guidebook, but I found it useful enough. Heavy to carry on the plane though. Read full review

Contents

THE BEST OF ISRAEL JORDAN SINAI
1
Israel
3
The Best Lost Ancient Cities
7
ISRAEL IN DEPTH
19
History of Israel
22
Israels Famous People
31
Religion
37
Recommended Books
43
AN ETHNIC DINING EXPERIENCE
261
What to See Do
272
Tel Aviv Attractions
274
Organized Tours
280
Tel Aviv Jaffa After Dark
287
THE GOLDEN COAST
294
The Golden Coast
295
THEANGLOSAXON CONNECTION
301

ISRAEL CALENDAR OF HOLIDAYS
50
Money Costs
61
SUGGESTED ITINERARIES
88
SETTLING INTO JERUSALEM
97
Historic Jerusalem
99
CALIPH
103
NEIGHBORHOODS IN BRIEF
110
Where to Stay in Downtown West
121
Where to Stay Dine in Jerusalem
132
Where to Dine in Downtown West
143
EXPLORING JERUSALEM
161
Old City
162
Temple Mount Haram es Sharif
173
Church of the Holy Sepulcher
181
THE OLD CITY
183
West Jerusalem Attractions
193
Jerusalem Attractions
194
Exploring West Jerusalem
201
East Jerusalem Attractions
207
The Mountains West
231
TEL AVIV
237
Where to Stay
243
Where to Stay Dine in Tel Aviv
244
FAMILYFRIENDLY HOTELS
252
Israels Wine Country
312
Akko Acre
317
CERAMISTS OFBETA ISRAEL
327
HAIFA
334
Haifa
340
Where to Dine
344
Tiberias 373
353
Tiberias
375
Galilee the Golan Heights
389
Safed Zefat
402
Upper Galilee
413
The Jordan
426
The Negev
433
Arad Neve ZoharEin Bokek
440
THE SHEPHERDS THE SHOEMAKER
446
Masada
453
Eilat
465
The Sinai Peninsula
489
A SIDE TRIP TO PETRA
495
Petra
501
ISRAEL
511
USEFUL TERMS PHRASES
515
Accommodations Index 531 Restaurants Index
532
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About the author (2010)

Educated at Amherst College and Columbia University, Robert Ullian is a writer whose work has appeared in publications ranging from Esquire and Mademoiselle to the Boston Phoenix. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant in fiction, he has taught art and writing at Hampshire College and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is the author of books on Venice, Bali, and Morocco as well as coauthor of Frommer’s Israel Past & Present.

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