ERETZ Online


ERETZ Magazine focuses on the culture, geography, and history of the Land of Israel. Written by scholars, and experts on Israel lore, ERETZ takes its readers on a fascinating journey through the Land of Israel and the heritage of the Jewish people.

Enjoy, and join us – on this engaging journey.



Articles


The Village Spring
The Israeli series

The Village Spring

Noon in the Nazareth market, the largest open-air market in Israel. The two small tables at Abu Mahmoud’s coffee shop are full. A backgammon game is in full swing at one. At the other table, four card players are intensely focused on their hands. Water bubbles in the water pipes and thick black coffee residue […]

Song of the Jordan
The Israeli series

Song of the Jordan

This guide is the companion to the special issue of ERETZ Magazine, The Jordan: Biography of a River, and presents a selection of sites, attractions, and villages along the entire length of the river. In an effort to provide you with a light, portable, convenient guide to use while traveling along the Jordan River, as […]

The Road to Jerusalem
The Israeli series

The Road to Jerusalem

Latrun FortressIn the middle of the valley, on a hill to the south of the road, stands the British police fort of Latrun. It was built in 1941 as part of a series of similar British fortresses, all known as Taggart Forts after their planner. On the eve of the War of Independence, the British […]